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The Paris Opera’s 2015/2016 Season

February 6, 2015

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The Paris Opera’s 2015/2016 Season On Wednesday February 4th 2015, Stéphane Lissner, Director of the Paris Opera, Musical Director Philippe Jordan and Director of Dance Benjamin Millepied, presented the programme of the first season they have designed together. UNITY / AMBITION / BALANCE Three central concepts have guided the preparation of this first season: Unity: […]

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Nureyev : As Dancer, As Choreographer

April 15, 2013

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Nureyev : As Dancer, As Choreographer Released at the beginning of this month, a boxed set of three discs celebrating the life and career of Rudolf Nureyev. As a dancer, the set includes Don Quixote, recorded in 1972 with The Australian Ballet, which has been digitally remastered. As a choreographer there are two discs; La […]

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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 Sasha De Sola, Soloist, San Francisco Ballet

October 10, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Sasha De Sola, Soloist, San Francisco Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? My husband Josh! He is always there to love and encourage me and I am so grateful for that. I am also motivated by the prospect of working on any of the ballets that […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jake Mangakahia, Corps de ballet, The Australian Ballet

May 3, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jake Mangakahia, Corps de ballet, The Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? My alarm ha ha! t’s the want or the need to feel prepared for a day of movement ,inspiration and creativity. Why ballet ? It’s fun, exciting, beautiful, adventurous and creative! The lifestyle of […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with John Lam, Soloist, Boston Ballet

January 24, 2011

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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 Jason Lam

November 20, 2010

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jason Lam, Professional Dancer (with Sydney Dance Company, Opera Australia, Tasdance, Tasmanian Ballet, Melbourne Ballet and independently), dance teacher, Freelance consultant, designer, filmmaker and artist, Director of design collective, Kaboom Studios.    Jason is a diverse artist; as a performer he received a ‘Foot in the Door’ Grant from the Australia Council, […]

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Cupcakes & conversation with Chelsy Meiss, Corps de ballet, The National Ballet of Canada

September 24, 2010

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Chelsy Meiss, Corps de ballet, National Ballet of Canada  What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ?   The fact that I can do what I love is enough. In the morning ballet class is where I am able to maintain and further my technique which motivates me to […]

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