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Cupcakes & Conversation with Giuliano Contadini, Soloist, Northern Ballet

January 6, 2014

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Giuliano Contadini, Soloist, Northern Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? My special protein shake. It wakes me up much faster than my alarm. If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is it that has made you stick with it ? It’s the […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Hannah O’Neill, Paris Opera Ballet

May 7, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Hannah O’Neill, Paris Opera Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ?  It’s different every day I guess. Whether it’s something I’m looking forward to rehearsing or simply because the sun is shining. I try and live day by day and take it as it comes. A coffee […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | The Final

December 22, 2012

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Flavia Cacace, Louis Smith - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing | The Final (week 12) And then there were four. The Strictly Come Dancing Final has landed, and each of the couples has spent the week polishing two of their previous dances and perfecting a new show dance. The judges have picked one dance and the couples have picked their favourite from […]

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Strictly Come Dancing week 8

November 24, 2012

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Vincent Simone, Dani Harmer - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing week 8 Eight celebrities and just four weeks remaining. Dani and Vincent kick off the show with a samba to Beyoncé. Dani starts alone, sizzling with confidence in canary yellow and there is a good mix of tricky samba steps. Len thought it was brave with lots of basic steps. Bruno said […]

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Strictly Come Dancing week 5

November 3, 2012

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Fern Britton, Artem Chigvinstev - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing week 5 Have Bruce & Tess been on the sauce this afternoon ? Both seem overly sparky on this fiery Bonfire Night, as the 11 celebrities battle for one of the 10 places remaining. There is no theme this week; it should be an evening of pure dancing. Kimberley and Pasha dance the […]

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British Ballet Star Darcey Bussell named Sanctuary Spa’s Leading Lady

August 3, 2012

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British Ballet Star Darcey Bussell named Sanctuary Spa’s Leading Lady Darcey Bussell is the first ever face of Sanctuary Spa Skincare   The Sanctuary Spa releases the first stunning campaign image of world-renowned ballerina Darcey Bussell, the face of the Sanctuary Spa’s new Active Reverse skincare range.   The Sanctuary Spa in Covent Garden was originally […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Charlie Anderson, Corps de ballet, Royal Danish Ballet

January 31, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Charlie Anderson, Corps de ballet, Royal Danish Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I think for me I am motivated on a Monday morning by just wanting to be better at what I do. When I see my colleagues or anyone dance I can get so […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Simon Ball, Principal, Houston Ballet

January 12, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Simon Ball, Principal, Houston Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ?   My family is my greatest source of support and motivation.  My beautiful wife and two gorgeous daughters inspire me to push when things get tough.  I certainly think of their faces when I am out […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Grand Final | Part One

December 17, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing in Blackpool for the final in 3D Chelsee Healey. Harry Judd. Jason Donovan. Three finalists. Four dances. One glitterball. Spartacus meets Frankie Goes to Hollywood opens the show; or rather, the Strictly professional men, later joined by the Gladiator girls complete with fishing nets. And then the three finalists arrive by chariot […]

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Strictly Come dancing Bonfire Night results show

November 6, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing week 6 – results show The Strictly professional ladies open the show, dancing to Beyonce’s Run the World (Girls). Claudia (in her pajamas – heavens, what is wrong with the styling this series?) introduces the treats to come – Bruce Forsyth singing and Westlife. Then we run through last night’s show as the […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with John Lam, Soloist, Boston Ballet

January 24, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with John Lam, Soloist, Boston Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Nothing. I am still sleeping. Why ballet ? Ballet chose me, it is what I know. Who would you most like to dance with & what would you dance ? I don’t have any favorite dancer […]

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