Juneau Teen Chosen for Bolshoi Study

A Juneau teenager has been invited to train at Moscow's famed Bolshoi Ballet Academy.

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by Associated Press

JUNEAU- A Juneau teenager has been invited to train at Moscow's famed Bolshoi Ballet Academy.
Máire New was one of 15 U.S. students invited to spend six weeks this summer studying ballet and the Russian language. They were told then that some might be invited back for the full year.
Máire was one of three get the invitation.
The 16-year-old said she "freaked out" when she received the email earlier this month. She says it's a dream come true.