Aroundtown – May/June 2022: Aroundtown meets Tala Lee-Turton

There’s a fearlessness about Tala Lee-Turton. Her whole life has been spent meticulously moving her body beyond its limits as a classically trained dancer. But now she’s pushing the boundaries of ballet, exercising her creativity to produce performances that defy the customary conventions and boxed in views of the past.  

£1m Genesis Kickstart Fund announces final round of grants

Tala Lee-Turton announced as recipient of Genesis Kickstart Fund for “Here Lies”. In the final phase of its rollout, the Genesis Foundation has awarded a further £360,000 in grants through its Genesis Kickstart Fund to 36 arts projects run by creative freelancers throughout the UK. Since it started its distributions in 2021, a total of …

Yorkshire Post – 21st August 2021: No time to lose as dancers rehearse and create ballet with stately stage

Visitors to the gardens of Wentworth Woodhouse now have a unique opportunity to watch dancers creating a new ballet.  

Life as a professional ballet dancer …

I find it hugely satisfying to be able to say that after four years of intensive training at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy, I’ve now made a start on my career as a professional ballet dancer.  If you’d like to follow my journey as a professional go over to my Instagram page here. I’m thoroughly enjoying …

Barnsley Civic Champion

I’m really honoured to have been invited to be on this list. It’s a list of prominent Barnsley people who have done well and act as advocates for the arts. Click on this link to go to the website Civic Champions Go over to my Instagram page if you’d like to follow my journey as a professional …