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

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© Darian Volkova

BBC Yorkshire – 20th August 2021

BBC Yorkshire - 20th August 2021

BBC Yorkshire Look North interviewing Tala Lee-Turton at Wentworth Woodhouse about No Time Like The Present.
Dancing Times – October 2021: News in brief

Dancing Times - October 2021: News in brief

No Time Like The Present is an unticketed, open-to-public research-and-development project for an all-female outdoor ballet production, with creatives of minority ethnic heritage making up half the team.
Sheffield Star – 4th September 2021: Ballerina Tala’s next step was inspired in lockdown

Sheffield Star - 4th September 2021: Ballerina Tala's next step was inspired in lockdown

From Russia to Rotherham, ballerina Tala Lee-Turton is swapping satin slippers for trainers to make classical dance more accessible ...
Yorkshire Post – 21st August 2021: No time to lose as dancers rehearse and create ballet with stately stage

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.  
Barnsley Chronicle – 3rd September 2021: Ballet event will break from tradition

Barnsley Chronicle - 3rd September 2021: Ballet event will break from tradition

A ballerina from Wombwell will perform in a ballet with a twist at Wentworth Woodhouse next summer.
No Time Like the Present. August 2021

No Time Like the Present. August 2021

No Time Like The Present 15th August - 3rd September 2021 @Wentworth Woodhouse An outdoor ballet production, bringing people together to celebrate the present. Watch the creative process in action, live in the gardens.      
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
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