Tears at first ballet class

Pearl Soh

Pearl Soh, 12, student at the Singapore Ballet Academy When Pearl took her first ballet lesson at the age of four, she burst out in tears.

"I don't remember anything from my first ballet lesson, except that I cried. I was so scared to dance in front of other people. I guess I was too shy," she tells The Sunday Times.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 01, 2018, with the headline 'Tears at first ballet class'. Print Edition | Subscribe