Tag Archives: Het Nationale Ballet

Alina’s Gala | Ballet News auctions Alina Cojocaru’s signed pointe shoes

May 13, 2013

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Alina Cojocaru's pointe shoes signed by Alina and dancers from her Gala Photograph : Cheryl Angear

Alina’s Gala | Alina Cojocaru’s signed pointe shoes auctioned for her charity, Hospices of Hope Only Alina Cojocaru could open her Gala with the Rose Adage from The Sleeping Beauty. The music alone sends shivers of fear into the most professional of professional ballet dancers : not Cojocaru. Her supreme technicality aided by wonderfully smooth partnering from […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Tatiana Leskova : A ballerina at large

January 3, 2013

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Ballet News Reviews | Tatiana Leskova : A ballerina at large Tatiana Leskova is one of the last surviving pupils of dancers from the golden age of the Imperial Russian Ballet; the daughter of exiled Russians whose mother, Helena, conceived her in Venice, Italy, and born in Paris in 1922. This biography, first published in Brazil and […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Igone De Jongh, Principal, Het Nationale Ballet

September 7, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Igone De Jongh, Principal, Het Nationale Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? What motivates me in the morning is my 2 year old son! He usually wakes up at around 8 am and then we have breakfast all together with my husband and then the nanny […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Hannah Grennell, Aspirant, Dutch National Ballet (Het Nationale Ballet)

November 11, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Hannah Grennell, Aspirant, Dutch National Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? What motivates me is basically class. I enjoy the physicality of ballet and how focused it is. I find that in a company, class isn’t just class; it is the warm up at the start […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Vlad Ilcenco, Corps de ballet, Het Nationale Ballet (Dutch National Ballet)

October 21, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Vlad Ilcenco, Corps de ballet, Het Nationale Ballet (Dutch National Ballet) What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ?   On first thought I would say breakfast. On second thought I would say, the upcoming projects I’m working on. Why ballet ? Sometimes I ask myself the same question. Because, […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Laura Bury, Het Nationale Ballet (Dutch National Ballet)

August 30, 2010

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Laura Bury, Het Nationale Ballet (Dutch National Ballet)   I carried out this interview while Laura was dancing with the company.  As you read on, you’ll discover that Laura has now left. Unfortunately, I have no images to compliment this feature – save the wonderful cupcakes of course – nevertheless I wanted […]

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