Support a young dancer

My name is Olivia Grace Sparling, I am 15 years old and I am pursuing classical ballet and I'm on my way to becoming a professional dancer. Ever since I started ballet, I knew it was my passion and I wanted to make a career of it. As some may know, ballet classes and training programs are expensive and I am very privileged to have excellent training here in Los Angeles.

Recently, through a summer intensive I attended, I was invited to train at the renowned Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow. I am honored to have recieved this chance to experience rigorous ballet training and be immersed in Russian culture. The tuition is pricey for foreign students to participate in the academy, (2600 USD per month) and the academy does not offer financial assistance. which is why I am only considering a two-month traineeship. 

My parents, who maintain separate households in a city where the cost of living is high, have supported my ballet aspirations for over six years, and generate enough income to send me there for one month, but a second month would be challenging. So I’m taking it upon myself to raise money for my own ballet training in Russia and the associated travel expenses.

This traineeship is an incredible, rare opportunity to attend a serious Russian academy. Any donation is a big help in pursuing my dream. Thank you.



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Olivia Grace Sparling 
Organizer
Los Angeles, CA
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