POSTED: Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 6:32pm
UPDATED: Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 10:21pm
El Paso, TX (KTSM) — Blood, sweat, tears, fatigue. It is all worth it for a passionate young girl whose made her dreams come true..
Alana Krassur has a reason to smile.
She was recently selected to be a ballerina for the Bolshoi Ballet Academy
The program is funded by the U.S. State Department and sponsored by the Russian American Foundation.
Only 16 people were selected from across the United States this year.
She said it's an honor to get to do what she loves for such a prestigious program.