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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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Cupcakes & Conversation with Adam Bull, Principal, The Australian Ballet

May 26, 2013

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Adam Bull Amber Scott in Swan Lake Photography Jim McFarlane

Cupcakes & Conversation with Adam Bull, Principal, The Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? A swim in the ocean at Manly beach followed by a long macchiato. If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is it that has made you stick with it ? Working in […]

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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 Meaghan Grace Hinkis, First Artist, The Royal Ballet

July 11, 2012

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ballet dancer in jete on stage

Cupcakes & Conversation with Meaghan Grace Hinkis, First Artist, The Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Eight am on a Monday morning, I am usually really looking forward to learning some new and exciting rep. The Royal Ballet has such a diverse repertory and each week we typically begin rehearsals for […]

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Cupcakes and Conversation with Myriam Simon, Principal Dancer, Stuttgart Ballet

March 22, 2012

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ballet dancer in blue tutu

Cupcakes and Conversation with Myriam Simon, Principal Dancer, Stuttgart Ballet What motivates you at 8 am on a Monday Morning? At first it is only the perspective of a big cup of coffee that gets me out of bed. But right after that comes the awareness that going “to work” for me is doing what […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Yasmine Naghdi, Artist, The Royal Ballet

September 25, 2011

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ballet dancer on pointe

Cupcakes & Conversation with Yasmine Naghdi, Artist, The Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning?  Knowing that I have a week ahead of me allowing me to move, that I can do what I love doing most of all and that I don’t have to sit still on an office chair all day long! Why […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Vanessa Zahorian, Principal, San Francisco Ballet

August 11, 2011

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ballet dancer on stage

Cupcakes & Conversation with Vanessa Zahorian, Principal, San Francisco Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? What motivates me at 8am to wake up on a Monday is dancing itself. Knowing that I get to work in a job that consists of my passion and love -ballet – and getting to dance […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Marijn Rademaker, Principal, Stuttgart Ballet

June 7, 2011

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dancer stands in white leotard

 Cupcakes & Conversation with Marijn Rademaker, Principal, Stuttgart Ballet  What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ?  Why ballet ?  The love for ballet that I have. As a kid I loved to do sport, especially tennis and soccer. I also loved classical music. Ballet is a great combination of these two. With […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Lucy Green, Royal New Zealand Ballet

April 23, 2011

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ballet dancer on pointe

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 James Whiteside, Principal, Boston Ballet

December 3, 2010

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Cupcakes & Conversation with James Whiteside, Principal, Boston Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Coffee and a competitive edge. Who would you most like to dance with & what would you dance ? In Boston Ballet, I love dancing with Lia Cirio and Misa Kuranaga but I would love to do Balanchine’s Ballo Della Regina with Merrill […]

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