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Cupcakes & Conversation with Sarah Van Patten, Principal, San Francisco Ballet

August 17, 2012

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Sarah Van Patten and Pierre Francois-Vilanoba in Wheeldon’s Within the Golden Hour Erik Tomasson

Cupcakes & Conversation with Sarah Van Patten, Principal, San Francisco Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? If Monday is the start of a new ballet then it’s always exciting to see what will be created. I love seeing what can evolve from nothing. I’m also always excited, not only by the […]

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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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Cupcakes & Conversation with Elizabeth Mason, Principal, Stuttgart Ballet

October 26, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Elizabeth Mason, Principal, Stuttgart Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? When I’m preparing for work on a Monday morning, I think about my goals for the week and how I want to accomplish those goals.  If I don’t have a show then I’m focused on improving specific […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Kit Holder, First Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet

September 18, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Kit Holder, First Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Coffee and music.  And another coffee. Why ballet? I was rubbish at football!  I have always loved music and dancing is a natural response.  To work with live music every day is one of my […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Lucy Green, Royal New Zealand Ballet

April 23, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Lucy Green, Royal New Zealand Ballet   Lucy Green   Lucy Green featured in the recent television series on TV3 called The Secret Lives of Dancers, where the Royal New Zealand Ballet lifted the lid on what happens off-stage. The series followed Green as she auditioned for the company, gaining a full […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Lauren Ciobanu, Demi Soloist, Houston Ballet

February 21, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Lauren Ciobanu, Demi Soloist, Houston Ballet  What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? My husband kicking me out of bed! No, but seriously the idea that I can keep progressing and evolving. Trying to master or more deeply understand whatever role I am working on at the time. […]

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