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Cupcakes & Conversation with Rachael Gillespie, Coryphée, Northern Ballet

February 6, 2014

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Rachel Gillespie in NBT's Peter Pan

Cupcakes & Conversation with Rachael Gillespie, Coryphée, Northern Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? It’s a brand new day! I’m lucky to be happy and healthy and doing a job that I love. If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is it that has made you […]

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Scottish Ballet announces dancer promotions

March 8, 2013

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l-r: Remi Andreoni, Bethany Kingsley-Garner, Christopher Harrison and Victor Zarallo

Scottish Ballet announces dancer promotions   Christopher Harrison has been promoted to Principal. Scottish born Christopher joined Scottish Ballet in 2005 and was promoted to Soloist in 2009. Most recently performing lead roles of Drosselmeyer and the Nutcracker Prince in the company’s recent production of The Nutcracker, Christopher also represented ‘Scotland’ in the promotional images for […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Brooke Lockett, Coryphée, The Australian Ballet

December 23, 2012

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The Narrative of Nothing (Infinity triple bill): photographer Jeff Busby, dancers Charles Thompson and Brooke Lockett

Cupcakes & Conversation with Brooke Lockett, Coryphée, The Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? (or Tuesday if that is the first day of your working week) Coffee! No it’s the excitement of beginning a new week fresh and the prospect of new challenges, new opportunities and potentially wonderful moments […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Fanny Gorse, Coryphée, Opéra national de Paris

September 28, 2012

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Ballet dancer looks in the mirror

Cupcakes & Conversation with Fanny Gorse, Coryphée, Opéra national de Paris What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Monday morning, I need a latte and some music on my way to the Opéra. Then I find my best friend Allister at the same place at the barre and the week can start! […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Quenby Hersh, Coryphée, Scottish Ballet

September 28, 2011

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ballet dancer on pointe

Primrose Bakery supports Ballet News Cupcakes & Conversation with Quenby Hersh, Coryphée, Scottish Ballet What motivates you on a Monday morning?  My alarm! Why ballet?  I have been dancing my whole life.  After begging my parents, they signed me up for a ballet class. What are you looking forward to dancing this year?  Song of […]

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Scottish Ballet promotions

July 13, 2011

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PRESS INFORMATION From:             Scottish Ballet         Released:     Wednesday 13 July 2011                 Ballet promotions  Scottish Ballet would like to announce that the following dancers have been promoted: Luke Ahmet has been promoted to Soloist, and Quenby Hersh, Sophie Laplane and Owen Thorne have all been promoted to Coryphée.   Luke has been with Scottish Ballet since 2003 and has danced […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Kevin Jackson, Principal artist, The Australian Ballet

December 6, 2010

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Kevin Jackson Madeleine Eastoe The Nutcracker Photo by Jeff Busby

    Cupcakes & Conversation with Kevin Jackson, Principal artist, The Australian Ballet  What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning?                        Coffee, breakfast, my job and the need to move my body. Why ballet?                                                                                        It’s the technique, precision, emotion and connection with your partner that I love about ballet.   Who would you most […]

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