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Cupcakes & Conversation with Andile Ndlovu, The Washington Ballet

June 2, 2012

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Andile Ndlovu by Steve Vaccariello

Cupcakes & Conversation with Andile Ndlovu, The Washington Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Nothing really motivates me on a Monday.  I do not like Mondays as it is the first day of the week. Why ballet ? I do ballet because it is not a stereotypical activity that people […]

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

November 11, 2011

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ballet dancer in arabesque

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 Jacopo Bellussi, Trainee, Bavarian State Ballet II

October 31, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jacopo Bellussi, Trainee, Bavarian State Ballet II What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I think is the fact that I absolutely love everything about this job, even when you are just rehearsing in a studio you know already that you are preparing something to show to an audience later and that makes […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jessica Saund, Corps de Ballet, American Ballet Theatre

September 12, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jessica Saund, Corps de Ballet, American Ballet Theatre What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? My motivation is; “Deep Art”, the fullest expression of human emotion, in all forms. I pursue it in everything I do. What are you looking forward to dancing in the new season ? […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Amber Scott, Senior Artist with The Australian Ballet

April 4, 2011

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dancer in arabesque wearing silver floating dancewear

 Cupcakes & Conversation with Amber Scott, Senior Artist with The Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? The anticipation of performing, be it that night, or for a production in the near future.  I guess the inherent discipline that comes with being a dancer and the decades of a morning routine […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Steven Monteith, Soloist, Birmingham Royal Ballet

November 3, 2010

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Steven Monteith, Soloist, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Well, if the truth be known, I am still asleep at 8am unless Taylor has woken me up. She is my Great Dane. Mondays are a late start so I get up at 10, have a coffee, […]

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