Texas teenager, 17, to become first American to graduate from world renowned Russian ballet school

DAILY MAIL: A 17-year-old student from Texas is to become the first American to graduate from the world’s leading ballet school, the Bolshoi Ballet Academy. Joy Womack has lived by herself in Moscow, Russia, for three years, more than 6,000 miles away from her home in Austin, to attend the school. Now, after years of dancing for 10 hours a day and six days a week, Joy is preparing to sit her finals and graduate in May. read more