More performances on the Bolshoi Theatre Stage…..

September and October have been busy months for performances, too.  In September, we performed the Katerina Ukranian character dance at a Jubilee birthday presentation for one of the teachers at the Academy, Evgenia Karapetovna Farmyants. Also performing at this event was the amazing Maria Alexandrova, principal dancer with the Bolshoi.  She performed a piece from …

Bolshoi Ballet Academy Opening Ceremony 2015

The start of my fourth and final year here at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy was made extra special in that I was part of the formal Opening Ceremony which takes place every 1st September to celebrate the year’s graduates and the arrival of the new students in the first class.  It really initiated the year …

Barnsley ballerina – photos

Photos taken while I was home for the summer at renowned locations in my home town of Barnsley – June 2015. Photos by Chris Sedgewick. If you’d like to follow my career as a professional classical dancer, go over to my Instagram page here.

Regal – photos

Photographs taken in my beautiful Grishko tutu, made for me to dance the Aurora variation from Sleeping Beauty. Photos taken by Nicola Selby – June 2015. If you’d like to follow my career as a professional classical dancer, go over to my Instagram page here.

Prague International Ballet Masterclasses – portfolio photos

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 … Photos by ASH photography taken at Prague International Ballet Masterclasses 2015.  See my review of the masterclasses here.

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 …

Preparing for auditions …..

The start of my summer holidays began as soon as I finished my last exam on 11th June… and headed straight for the airport through the rush hour traffic.  I only just made it to the plane on time!  And safe to say, since returning home, the pace has really kept up as I’ve been …

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 …

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