Bolshoi Bound!

Hi I'm Carleigh!

A dream came true, and I've been invited to dance at The Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow! I've been dancing with the Bolshoi teachers at their summer intensives for the past three summers, and never thought that one day I'd be dancing at the academy in Russia. Not many dancers are given a chance like this to improve their ballet technique with such fine teachers. I've worked extremely hard to make this dream of becoming a ballerina a possibility.

This is an amazing honor for me and my parents would really love for me to be able to take full advantage of this once in a lifetime opportunity. I'd hate for them to have to bear the responsibility of this financial commitment alone. It will cost 1300 euros per month which is approximately $1,630.  I'm planning on staying from October to the end of December. My travel and tuition costs will be approximately $6,000 for the three months that I am away.

Thank you so much for taking the time to read this and for considering helping me out! I truly appreciate all the support I can get through donations or sponsorship. Every little bit helps! I have created a blog at so my friends, family, and supports can follow my journey at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy.

  • The Stahovich Family 
    • $25 
    • 105 mos
  • Mary Ann and Barry Fitzgerald 
    • $100 
    • 105 mos
  • The Heyser Family 
    • $50 
    • 105 mos
  • Alicelynne Watson 
    • $50 
    • 105 mos
  • Uncle Jim 
    • $50 (Offline)
    • 105 mos
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Carleigh Denlinger 
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