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The Royal Ballet School announces World Premiere

March 8, 2013

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The Royal Ballet School announces World Premiere ballet World premiere for The Royal Ballet School’s end of year matinée on 14 July 2013 on the main stage of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.   Performance also features works by Maurice Béjart, Jiří Bubeníček and Valentino Zucchetti.   A specially commissioned one-act ballet entitled La […]

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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 Maria Baranova, Principal, Finnish National Ballet

January 1, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Maria Baranova, Principal, Finnish National Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? A new day to make the future better and one more day to dance! Why ballet ? Ballet has everything that can give the soul a freedom and a feeling of fulfilment. What are you […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Maria Sascha Khan, Bayerisches Staatsballett

September 3, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Maria Sascha Khan, Bayerisches Staatsballett What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I am a morning person and I love my job. It’s a pleasure to go to work at the Nationale Theatre each day….. so usually it’s not too difficult. Why ballet ? I think that everyone […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Madison Keesler, Corps de ballet, San Francisco Ballet

June 25, 2010

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Madison Keesler, Corps de Ballet, San Francisco Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? For the most part, Monday is San Francisco Ballet’s one free day so if I’m not in bed sleeping chances are my motivation to get up is a massage appointment. What are you looking […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Venus Villa, First Artist, English National Ballet

December 1, 2009

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  Cupcakes & conversation with Venus Villa, First Artist, English National Ballet Venus Villa has been nominated for The Emerging Dancer Award, which is an annual competition for English National Ballet to recognise and nurture the phenomenal talent of their up-and-coming dancers. The Award encourages excellence and potential within the Company, with the winner being awarded a […]

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