You Put What Inside Your Pointe Shoes? Season 2: Episode 15 | 8:42 In our first video with Yumiko Takeshima she discussed her career path and her dancewear company. Now the Dresden Semperoper Ballett principal describes what she believes are her unique characteristics as a dancer and how they have…
I Don’t Want To Live In My Own Little World Season 2: Episode 14 | 11:20 Choreographer/Artistic Director Christian Spuck (Ballet Zurich) talks about his choreographic influences, shares frustrations with the ballet world, and describes what characteristics he prefers in the dancers with whom he works.
Dresden Semperoper Ballett principal dancer Yumiko Takeshima discusses highlights from her career and how it motivated her to start her own dancewear company.
New York City Ballet Director of Media Projects (and former NYCB soloist) and dance advocate Ellen Bar speaks extensively on why dance, and the arts in general, are a necessary part of our lives.
Royal Ballet of Flanders artistic director Kathryn Bennetts shares how she turned a career ending injury into an opportunity, her 13 years as ballet master at Ballet Frankfurt, and her role in building the company’s international reputation.
Dancing Is the Best Way to Be Myself Season 2: Episode 4 | 18:48 Bayerisches Staatsballett (Bavarian State Ballet) principal dancer, Lucia Lacarra, shares her experiences of changing companies several times, why she doesn’t bring her pointe shoes home, and where she gets her inspiration.
Dresden Semperoper Ballett principal Raphael Coumes-Marquet describes his early training at Paris Opera Ballet school, how adversity sometimes brings blessing, and the importance of having a fresh approach to work even after a long career.