The Bolshoi Ballet is probably the world’s leading dance company with two schools forging future ballet stars.
One is in Moscow, and the other is in faraway Brazil!
The Bolshoi ballet school in the remote city of Joinville was conceived as a grand social project for deprived children.
Pupils, who are mostly from low-income families, train in a rigorous eight-year programme for free so they can get out of poverty and perform professionally.
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