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Cupcakes & Conversation with Damian Smith, Principal, San Francisco Ballet

April 15, 2014

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Yuan Yuan Tan and Damian Smith in Tomasson's The Fifth Season (© Erik Tomasson)

Cupcakes & Conversation with Damian Smith, Principal, San Francisco Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Getting coffee, and taking some Tylenol! But actually, breakfast – it’s my favorite meal of the day. Why ballet ? When people ask me that, my first thought is “Why not ballet?” You get the […]

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The Australian Ballet | Swan Lake: a pas de trois with no happily ever after

April 9, 2013

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Adam Bull and Amber Scott in Swan Lake. Photography Liz Ham

The Australian Ballet | Swan Lake: a pas de trois with no happily ever after Graeme Murphy’s signature work returns to Melbourne You’ve seen the traditional version, now be taken on another emotional journey with Graeme Murphy’s modern interpretation of Swan Lake. The glinting ice-blue lake is back on the Arts Centre Melbourne stage this […]

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6 things you don’t know about Royal ballet weddings

April 29, 2011

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Prince William and Catherine Middleton

6 things you don’t know about Royal ballet weddings To celebrate the wedding of HRH Prince William & Catherine Middleton, Ballet News brings you 6 things you might not have associated with ballet including sparkling champagne bubbles, acres of tulle & tutus, flowers and of course, ballet! An underage wedding wasn’t always frowned upon in Royal […]

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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 Ruth Brill, Artist, English National Ballet

December 27, 2009

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Cupcakes & conversation with Ruth Brill, Artist, English National Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Putting some music on and making a big cup of coffee. What are you looking forward to dancing this season? We performed Giselle this season. I love the English National Ballet production, Mary Skeaping’s version. I […]

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