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Skincare for Dancers with Jordan Samuel

Dealing with breakouts? Best way to remove stage makeup? Former Pacific Northwest Ballet dancer turned skincare specialist Jordan Samuel shares advice on how dancers can take care of their skin in and out of the studio, discusses lockdown skincare and if (and how!) we should pop our pimples. Good Ballet Juju with Jordan Samuels  Listen to the interview with Jordan on Spotify! Listen to the interview with Jordan on iTunes! At Cloud & Victory, we make ethical dancewear for…

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Interview: Royal Danish Ballet’s Vitor Menezes Talks Finding Joy in Dancing In Your Living Room and Staging a Public Ballet Concert For His Neighbours During Quarantine

Good ballet juju! Royal Danish Ballet's Vitor Menezes talks about finding motivation and joy while dancing at home in his living room, how he staged a ballet concert for his neighbours in lockdown, dancing as a twin, and shares his Netflix recommendations.…

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Ballet C&V Ladies Good Ballet Juju Interviews

Interview: Marianela Núñez talks staying physically+mentally healthy, dealing with pressure and being kind to yourself.

Royal Ballet’s Marianela Núñez chats about her approach to training in lockdown, what she learnt from her struggles as a teenage ballet student, how she stays physically and mentally healthy and what she does to feel good. Good Ballet Juju with Marianela Núñez  Listen to the interview with Nela on Spotify! Listen to the interview with Nela on iTunes! At Cloud & Victory, we make ethical dancewear for you to feel and look good: cloudandvictory.com – get 15% off your first order…

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WorkOut From Home – A Ballet Body Workout!

Stuck at home? Under quarantine? Here’s a fun ballet  workout dancers can do at home for strength and conditioning. It was created for us by the former professional ballerinas turned fitness experts at Ballet Body, Lisha Chin and Alison Carroll. They’re former dancers and ballet teachers, so you know you’rein for a workout that builds up ballet-specific muscles. Put on your favourite Patipa score or your favourite pop song, whatever works for you , slip into a leotard (Lisha and…

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5 Reasons To Watch Paris Opera Ballet in Singapore

Paris! Opera! Ballet! Is! Coming! To! Singapore! I couldn’t be more excited, which explains all the exclamation points (!!!!!). It’s been 8 long years since they last graced our shores, and as I type that, I feel like the old lady in Titanic. Because 8 years is too long between Paris Opera Ballet performances, and I don’t say that lightly – when I watched their performance of Giselle I cried, and I’ve been haunted ever since (I’ll never let go!).…

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Ballet C&V Homefries C&V Ladies Photo Sessions

Photo Sessions – Anjuli Hudson, Jem Choi, Guilherme Menezes & Barry Drummond, English National Ballet

I’ve been fortunate to make a bunch of new friends thanks to my work at C&V, but living in Singapore means I rarely get to meet up with my dancer friends living all around the world. So when I heard that the English National Ballet was touring to Hong Kong this July, I was sorely tempted to take the 3 hour flight up to see my friends  in person. After a bit of hemming and hawing, I took the plunge…

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da:ns Festival 2018 – My Top Picks!

Esplanade’s annual da:ns Festival should be a highlight in any dance-loving Singaporean’s life. It’s an event I wait for every year, and not just because there’re always some fantastic ballet-related performances – last year’s lineup included Benjamin Millepied’s dynamic LA Dance Project company. It’s also a great way for me to experience types of dance beyond the usual classical ballet repertoire of Swan Lakes and Giselles. Not that there’s anything wrong with that of course, I do so love a good Giselle!…

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