I’m a professional classical dancer and producer based in London.  Trained at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy, I’ve worked for ballet companies including English National Ballet and Astrakhan State Theatre of Opera and Ballet. If you are looking for a freelance classical dancer or would like to work with me on creative projects, get in touch by clicking on the button below.

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Read my story on how I became the professional dancer I am today, moving 2000 miles from Yorkshire to Russia and back again!  Check out my blog and my Instagram or join my exciting new community of support for young dancers and dance lovers on Patreon via the link below where you can access benefits such as online classes, mentoring, hints and tips or just get to know me and my life as a professional dancer and producer.

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© Darian Volkova

© Darian Volkova

© Darian Volkova

© Darian Volkova

NRTH LASS Issue 3 – Raising the bar with Tala Lee-Turton. August 2020

NRTH LASS Issue 3 - Raising the bar with Tala Lee-Turton. August 2020

NRTH LASS cover and feature - August 2020. Barnsley-born and raised, Tala Lee-Turton started her career earlier than most ...
BBC Radio 5 Live Breakfast – May 2019

BBC Radio 5 Live Breakfast - May 2019

29th May interview with Clare McDonnell. "Eating disorders are the tip of the iceberg when it comes to mental health." BBC Radio 5 Live Breakfast - May 2019
Living North – March 2019: Inspirational Women from the North East and Yorkshire

Living North - March 2019: Inspirational Women from the North East and Yorkshire

In honour of International Women’s Day, we’re sharing 10 of the national heroes and local superstars we’ve had the pleasure of meeting recently.
Living North, spectATE – December 2018: A Merry Dancer

Living North, spectATE - December 2018: A Merry Dancer

Barnsley-born, Bolshoi-trained ballerina Tala Lee-Turton was told she would never make a classical dancer ...
Ingenu/e – October 2018: from Barnsley to the Bolshoi

Ingenu/e - October 2018: from Barnsley to the Bolshoi

Talented Tala Lee-Turton from Barnsley is only the third British female to graduate from the Bolshoi Ballet Academy ...
Dance Europe – October 2018: Tala Lee-Turton

Dance Europe - October 2018: Tala Lee-Turton

Amanda Jennings catches up with the young dancer who was born in Barnsley but now dances in Astrakhan.
Huffington Post – 12th March 2018: Rising Star Tala Lee-Turton

Huffington Post - 12th March 2018: Rising Star Tala Lee-Turton

I've yet to find another form of exercise that works every muscle in the body.
The Wonderful World of Dance – February 2018: Young Dancer Profile

The Wonderful World of Dance - February 2018: Young Dancer Profile

Dancer, model and coach, 21-year-old Tala Lee-Turton is the epitome of the next generation of dancers ...
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© Darian Volkova

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