My Year in Hong Kong: Work, New Flat & Friends, Questionable Racism and more..

Sorry for the delay in posting. I have been so busy rehearsing for a show that I am performing in this month in NYC. I will tell you more about the show in my next post so for now let me get back to the HK story… My mom had now left to go back… Continue reading My Year in Hong Kong: Work, New Flat & Friends, Questionable Racism and more..

My year in Hong Kong: The Move

In July 2014 I moved to Hong Kong to start my career as a professional ballet artist with the Hong Kong Ballet. It was a great achievement for me. I was so proud of myself for not giving up on ballet and honored to be part of a ballet company. My mom and I traveled… Continue reading My year in Hong Kong: The Move

New Beginnings

Last summer I made the choice to shut my blog down. I had successfully completed my traineeship at the Moscow State Academy of Choreography, Bolshoi Ballet Academy and I was moving abroad to begin working in Hong Kong. I wanted to focus on the transition. I regret that decision now as I realize blogs are… Continue reading New Beginnings

Grishko USA Rising Star May/June 2013

It was a honor to be selected as a Grishko USA Rising Star! Thank you Grishko! Grishko Rising Star Nicole Zadra Nicole Zadra’s story shows what can be accomplished through a combination of perseverance, determination and creative problem-solving. Nicole,18, was accepted last summer into the Bolshoi Ballet Academy summer intensive, on a merit scholarship. Expecting… Continue reading Grishko USA Rising Star May/June 2013

Exams at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy and My Future Plans!

Hello everyone! I am sorry for the delay in blogging. My last few months at the Academy flew by. I was auditioning for work while preparing for final exams. This past April I took all my exams (acting, classical ballet, duet, and character) and passed them all πŸ™‚ I am now a Bolshoi Ballet Academy… Continue reading Exams at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy and My Future Plans!

Audition, Performance & Exam Update

Hello everyone hope all are well. For the past three weeks I have been getting ready for company Auditions. Two weeks ago I traveled to Amsterdam where I auditioned for the Het National Ballet (Dutch National Ballet). I am not a very good at traveling alone because I always seem to get lost and I… Continue reading Audition, Performance & Exam Update

Fresh Start 2014! Audition Season is here!!!!

Happy New Year everyone!!! I hope everyone had a great holiday. I am back at the Bolshoi Academy after a nice 3 week break. I was originally going to stay in Russia at the Academy for the entire holiday break because it was too expensive to travel back to NY and I have to save… Continue reading Fresh Start 2014! Audition Season is here!!!!