The Irish Ballerina

The Irish Ballerina

  • ISBN-13: 9780954294588
  • Subject: Biography: general|biography & autobiography: general
  • Publisher: Maverick House
  • Imprint: Maverick House
  • Publication Date: 01-02-2006
  • Format: p/b

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Monica Loughman's story is the enchanting tale of a young girl leaving her family in Ireland to train in a strict Russian school with dreams of becoming the next top ballerina. While many young ballerinas' dreams end in ribbons, Loughman became Ireland's success story and was the first Western European invited to join the distinguished Russian Tchaikovsky Perm State Ballet Company. She speaks about the difference between training in London and Russia and how Russian ballet differs from English ballet.
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Monica Loughman's story is the enchanting tale of a young girl leaving her family in Ireland to train in a strict Russian school with dreams of becoming the next top ballerina. While many young ballerinas' dreams end in ribbons, Loughman became Ireland's success story and was the first Western European invited to join the distinguished Russian Tchaikovsky Perm State Ballet Company. She speaks about the difference between training in London and Russia and how Russian ballet differs from English ballet.