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Cupcakes & Conversation with Iain Mackay, Principal, Birmingham Royal Ballet

March 20, 2014

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Iain Mackay, Principal, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? My four year old son Oscar gets me out of bed every day of the week, usually around  7.30am and always with a smile on his face. He’s so funny and happy in the morning, […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jim Nowakowski, Demi Soloist, Houston Ballet

February 28, 2014

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jim Nowakowski, Demi Soloist, Houston Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Well on Monday’s Houston Ballet does not work, so I would have to say the luxury of planning my own day and doing whatever I want, be with my friends, or just have “me” time. […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Andreas Kaas, Corps de Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet

January 18, 2013

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Andreas Kaas, Corps de Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? First of all, my morning coffee. I’m married to my Nespresso Machine. Right after that, what motivates is how excited I am to do class. I love to take class in the morning […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Aria Alekzander, Corps de Ballet, Houston Ballet

August 28, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Aria Alekzander, Corps de Ballet, Houston Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? It sounds cheesy, but I try and set aside some time to myself each morning to be grateful. Listening to music while I get ready and thinking of a few things in my life that […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Rachael Walsh, Principal Dancer, Queensland Ballet

February 16, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Rachael Walsh, Principal Dancer, Queensland Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? The aroma of espresso coffee and my two energetic puppies waiting for their morning walk help me out of bed early, but it’s my work that continues to motivate me each day. The work is varied […]

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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 Devon Teuscher, Corps de ballet, American Ballet Theatre

October 11, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Devon Teuscher, Corps de ballet, American Ballet Theatre What motivates you at 8am on a Tuesday morning ? On Tuesday mornings, I like to wake up a little early so I can catch up on my must-read favorite blogs, as well as contribute to my own personal blog detailing the things […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Stephanie Williams, Corps de ballet, Het Nationale Ballet – Dutch National Ballet

September 14, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Stephanie Williams, Corps de ballet, Het Nationale Ballet – Dutch National Ballet As we celebrate National Cupcake Week, please, be upstanding for cupcakes and raise your glass (or tea cup), while I hope you’ll enjoy this specially baked Cupcakes & Conversation. What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? What […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Robyn Hendricks, Soloist, the Australian Ballet

June 24, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Robyn Hendricks, Soloist, the Australian Ballet  What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? I usually like to start my week off with an early morning Pilates session, especially after having a day off. It gets me motivated for the week ahead and is the best way for me to […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Sara Mearns, Principal, New York City Ballet

April 22, 2010

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  Primrose Bakery supports Ballet News Cupcakes & Conversation with Sara Mearns, Principal, New York City Ballet   Photograph :  Kyle Froman What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Well, Tuesday is like our Monday; Monday is a dark day for us. But at 8am on Tuesday, I am still dreaming! I […]

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