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January 2015

Ballet C&V Ladies Interviews

Interview – Juliet Doherty

Juliet Doherty is one of the new rising stars of ballet. As many have observed, she seems to have been built for classical dance, with her endless extensions and beautifully arched feet. But in the world of ballet, being biologically blessed means very little without the requisite hard work to learn how to use your gifts to your advantage. And despite a rocky relationship with the art when she was younger, Juliet’s commitment to the art has seen her star…

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Hold Me Closer, Tiny Dancer – Degas Interpreted

Despite his prolific body of work, Edward Degas is most commonly associated with his ballet-inspired pieces, from his famous Little Dancer sculpture to his many peintures de ballerines. In the same way he was fascinated with ballet, Degas’ art continue to fascinate and inspire in many ways and forms – from a well-known French leotard brand named after him to, most recently, a bound-for-Broadway musical based on an interpretation of his Little Dancer sculpture. Sometimes you can look at art and…

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