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Henry Perkins makes history at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy

The Sunday Telegraph recently published the story of Henry Perkins’ history making graduation from the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow on Friday 25th June 2010 – he is the first British ballet dancer to ever graduate in their 237 years of existence. In fact, he is one of only a handful of non-Russians to have […]

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Henry Perkins’ debut on Bolshoi stage

Some exciting news about Henry as he starts to make history for this country……………. Henry makes his debut on the Bolshoi stage on Friday with a major part in the premiere of Yuri Grigorovich’s new/revived La Fille Mal Gardee full length ballet. This will be a ‘first’ for a Brit! He will now be dancing […]

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Update – Henry Perkins in Moscow

Henry standing outside the entrance to Red Square, June 2009 Henry Perkins, the dancer who received a bursary from the LWSF sponsors has just finished his third year at The Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow.

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Henry Perkins results from the Bolshoi

Henry Perkins, the young British dance student whom the Lisa Wilson Scholarship Fund has sponsored, has just received the highest set of dance examinations results for any non-Russian ballet student in the history of The Bolshoi Ballet School – he was also awarded more than full marks for two disciplines and beat all the Russians […]

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Update on Henry Perkins and the Bolshoi Ballet

We recently received an update about Henry Perkins, the Hampshire boy who received a bursary last year to study ballet at the Bolshoi Academy in Russia. Henry has been doing very well, and has just had his next two years at the academy confirmed. He is currently in Boston for five weeks on a summer […]

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