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From Student to Star : Jessica Cohen, Northern Ballet

July 1, 2012

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From Student to Star : Jessica Cohen, Northern Ballet From Student to Star is an interview series featuring Graduates from vocational ballet school as they begin their professional careers. Ballet News will be following them periodically to keep you up to date with their progress and whether the reality of ballet life lives up to their high expectations. […]

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Ballet NEWS | Late Starter – Diarmaid O’Meara

December 11, 2009

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Diarmaid O'Meara @ The Royal Opera House, Photograph : Mo Greig

Diarmaid O’Meara – behind the dancer  Most of the expert dancers you see on stage have been through rigorous, repetitive training to become an elite athlete – because that’s what professional ballet dancers are. ‘Expertise’ is defined in a study (1) in 1993 as ‘the result of intense practice for a minimum of ten years’. The study […]

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