Cupcakes & Conversation …

August 21, 2012

Cupcakes & Conversation

Cupcakes & Conversation …

There are now four volumes of my interview series with professional ballet dancers called Cupcakes & Conversation with .. 

ballet book cover shotFrom the back cover :

“The grit and the glamour; your backstage pass into ballet.”

It doesn’t matter whether you are new to ballet, a teacher, dancer or someone who just loves ballet, there is always something inspirational about reading how the professionals do it. What is it like in a company, and what does it take to get there ? Perhaps they have a trick to do with wearing pointe shoes, or a way of handling nerves, and for the first time, ‘Cupcakes & Conversation with …’ Professional Dancers brings together a gripping selection of interviews with professional dancers from companies around the world.

And don’t forget, you don’t need a Kindle to read them – you can read these books on your smartphone, iPad etc,.



From the back cover :

“The grit and the glamour; your backstage pass into ballet.”

It doesn’t matter whether you are new to ballet, a teacher, dancer or someone who just loves ballet, there is always something inspirational about reading how the professionals do it. What is it like in a company, and what does it take to get there ? Perhaps they have a trick to do with wearing pointe shoes, or a way of handling nerves, and for the first time, ‘Cupcakes & Conversation with …’ Professional Dancers brings together a gripping selection of interviews with professional dancers from companies around the world.

‘Cupcakes & Conversation with…’ Professional Dancers presents inquisitive, surprising, funny, insightful and above all helpful ideas, thoughts & advice directly from successful professional dancers including : Tamara Rojo, Maria Kochetkova, James Whiteside, Bennet Gartside, Daria Klimentová, Mara Galeazzi, Robert Curran and Dusty Button.

Brought to you by the author of the popular website Ballet NEWS, this book gives you a backstage pass into the lives of ballet dancers - the grit and the glamour - giving you a unique insight into what it takes to become the best you can be.
Kindle Edition: Check Amazon for Pricing Digital Only



Backstage with the stars

Cupcakes & Conversation takes you behind the scenes and reveals the lives of ballet dancers - everything from how they prepare their pointe shoes to how they trained and what their future career aspirations are.

This interview series is inspirational, funny & smart.
Kindle Edition: Check Amazon for Pricing Digital Only



“The grit and the glamour; your backstage pass into ballet.”

It doesn’t matter whether you are new to ballet, a teacher, dancer or someone who just loves ballet, there is always something inspirational about reading how the professionals do it. What is it like in a company, and what does it take to get there ? Perhaps they have a trick to do with wearing pointe shoes, or a way of handling nerves, and for the first time, ‘Cupcakes & Conversation with …’ Professional Dancers brings together a gripping selection of interviews with professional dancers from companies around the world.

‘Cupcakes & Conversation with…’ Professional Dancers presents inquisitive, surprising, funny, insightful and above all helpful ideas, thoughts & advice directly from successful professional dancers including : Max Westwell, Guillaume Cote, Herman Cornejo, Yasmine Naghdi and Devon Teuscher, from ballet companies around the world including The Royal Ballet, The Hong Kong Ballet and American Ballet Theatre.

Brought to you by the author of the world-renowned, professionally written website Ballet News, this book gives you a backstage pass into the lives of ballet dancers - the grit and the glamour - giving you a unique insight into what it takes to become the best you can be.
Kindle Edition: Check Amazon for Pricing Digital Only



This Christmas edition of the famous Cupcakes & Conversation series of interviews with professional ballet dancers will take you into their world. It's a glimpse backstage, where all the hard work and long hours in the rehearsal studio take place, where pointe shoes are prepared and dreams are made! Ballet dancers in companies around the world talk to me about their careers, their hopes for the future and their experiences. They have lots of tips and advice to pass on !
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