Ballet dancers that inspire me ….

There are many dancers that have inspired me to analyse my technique and strive to improve.  Of obvious gravitas are those who paved the way for the talent we see today; from Anna Pavlova to Maya Plisetskaya these are the names upon which ballet as an art is built upon, along with the ground-breaking choreographers …

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 …

Bolshoi Ballet Academy Winter Performance 2013

The last two months have been my most exciting yet at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy.  December saw me dancing in my first concert at the Bolshoi, plus it was my 18th birthday and, of course, I came home for the Christmas holidays. Before I report on all that though, in November, I was lucky enough …