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First Scot graduates from the Bolshoi Ballet Academy

5 July 2013 Last updated at 14:49 BST

Hayley Stobo, from Renfrew, is the first Scot to have graduated from the world renowned Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow.

Hayley moved to Russia at the age of 16 to study artistic dance.

With all the teaching in Russian, Hayley has told how her ballet teacher inspired her despite not speaking any English: "I will forever be thankful to her because she is one in a million".

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