Passports, injuries and auditions

Finally, I’m  back in Moscow after a part-planned, part-unplanned prolonged stay at home in the UK over Christmas and New Year.  It’s good to be back in Moscow and reconnect with my training regime here, but it’s really very cold. I must admit I was ready to fly back home in December.  The start to …

TLT Summer Ballet Masterclasses

To book masterclasses or private lessons contact me via my website here or through my Instagram page here. The past three days saw the completion of my summer ballet masterclasses in which  I took two groups of 8 – 11 year olds and one group of 12 plus year olds over three days.  I wanted to provide …

13 lessons I’ve learned as a ballet dancer in training

If you’d like to follow my career as a professional classical dancer, go over to my Instagram page here.  Read on to find out more about my life at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy … Looking back on my training so far, there are so many things that I wish I could tell myself as an …

My very own ballet masterclasses

To book masterclasses or private lessons contact me on my website or message me via Instagram. So this Summer I’m running my own ballet masterclasses in conjunction with my very first dancing school, Fearons Middleton School of Dance, in my home town of Barnsley, England.  I’m really excited to be working with young, aspiring dancers …

Easter at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy

One of the best things about living in Moscow is being able to celebrate two Easters every year; once to coincide with the one back home in the UK and once for the Orthodox Easter, celebrated here in Russia.  This year the two Easters fell over consecutive weekends so I made sure I filled the …

Gulnare, Le Corsaire Photos – Tanzolymp 2015

If you’d like to follow my career as a professional classical dancer, go over to my Instagram page here.  Read on to find out more about my life at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy … Here are the professional photos taken during my performance of Gulnare from Le Corsaire at Tanzolymp 2015 which I wrote about here. …

Performing at Tanzolymp 2015

If you’d like to follow my career as a professional classical dancer, go over to my Instagram page here.  Read on to find out more about my life at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy … Though February might be the shortest month, it really has been the most eventful for me so far this year.  Last …

Preparation for Tanzolymp 2015

It’s already only the third week of the new term back in an extremely snowy Moscow and yet I have rehearsed my variations for Tanzolymp 2015 nearly every day with my teacher, Revich, so that I was quickly into shape and motivated for the competition which takes place in Berlin in February.  In addition to …

Second course modern exam 2014

December was a very busy month, starting with our modern exam which upon completion signals the end of our modern classes in the three year diploma course. The modern exam consisted of some group exercises followed by a series of solos.  It’s uploaded in two parts below. Nere’s solo is at 8:25 of the part 1 …

A day in the life of a Bolshoi Ballet Academy student

If you’d like to follow my career as a professional classical dancer, go over to my Instagram page here.  Read on to find out more about my life at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy … This is a typical day in the life of a Bolshoi Ballet Academy student…… I’m currently in Second Course, the second …

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