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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 Joseph Phillips, Corps de Ballet, American Ballet Theatre

February 23, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Joseph Phillips, Corps de Ballet, American Ballet Theatre What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? My passion for dancing has been my main motivation and drive ever since I can remember. Attending class is my favorite part of the morning it sets me up for the whole day. The […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Valentino Zucchetti, First Artist, The Royal Ballet

December 27, 2011

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ballet dancer in jete

Cupcakes & Conversation with Valentino Zucchetti, First Artist, The Royal Ballet   What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? The prospect of getting ready for a performance or a role, which luckily is often the case. I could never wake up knowing that I have nothing to look forward to. Why ballet? […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Lana Jones, Principal, The Australian Ballet

January 28, 2011

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  Cupcakes & Conversation with Lana Jones, Principal, The Australian Ballet In November last year Lana was promoted to Principal dancer. What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ?  Breakfast. Why ballet ?  It’s forever challenging and exposes me to incredible experiences. What are you looking forward to dancing in 2011 ? Our […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with John Lam, Soloist, Boston Ballet

January 24, 2011

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dancer in high jump

Cupcakes & Conversation with John Lam, Soloist, Boston Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Nothing. I am still sleeping. Why ballet ? Ballet chose me, it is what I know. Who would you most like to dance with & what would you dance ? I don’t have any favorite dancer […]

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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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