Review of Lady of the Camellias – May 2015

Last Saturday, I decided to make a trip to theatre with a group of friends to see Lady of the Camellias – a three act ballet by John Neumeier, based on Alexandre Dumas’ 1848 novel,  that I was lucky enough to see the premier of in March  last year – see my review here.  I thoroughly enjoyed the …

Highlights of my second year training at the Bolshoi

I can’t quite believe I’m back home after completing the second year of my training at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy!  I left Moscow in the scorching 30 degrees heat – it’s not so hot and sunny here in England but I am pleased to be back and catching up with all my friends and family …

Springtime celebrations in Moscow – and Lady of the Camellias

The end of February and start of March 2014 really was the time for celebrations; the pancake-eating festival of Maslenitsa (pretty much the same as our pancake day except it lasts the whole week!) was the last week of February and it was soon followed by International Womens’ Day on the 8th March.  Of course, …