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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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A Very C&V Holiday Gift Guide 2019

Holiday season is almost upon us. It’s the most wonderful time of the year… to shop! But with so many options around, how do you know you’re treating your BFFs, loved ones and (of course) yourself to the good stuff? Finding the perfect present for the ballet dancer in your life can be tricky. That’s where we come in. The C&V Squad of professional ballerinas, adult dancers and pre-professionals have  narrowed down our ballet favourites, essentials and covetables just for…

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Ballet C&V Ladies

A Very C&V Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Holiday season is just round the corner. It’s the most wonderful time of the year… to shop! But with so many options around, how do you know you’re treating your BFFs, loved ones and (of course) yourself to the good stuff? Finding the perfect present for the ballet dancer in your life can be tricky. That’s where we come in. The C&V Squad of professional ballerinas, adult dancers and pre-professionals have  narrowed down our ballet favourites, essentials and covetables just…

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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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Ballet C&V Ladies Interviews Quickfire Questions

Interview – Ingrid Silva, Dance Theatre of Harlem

From free ballet classes in Rio to dancing in one of the most recognised dance companies in the world, Dance Theatre of Harlem’s Ingrid Silva is the definition of a success story. A ballet dancer, dog lover, role model, social media influencer, women’s advocate and more, her life these days seems filled with endless hustle and go-getting. Armed with a positive attitude and some pretty impressive ballet skills, Ingrid doesn’t take her position as a figure of influence lightly. She…

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Ballet Level Up!

Are you at Ballet level 3? Or Intermediate? Advanced? Foundation? And Foundation 1 or 2? Ballet skill levels are confusing – we we’ve created the definitive guide to levels in women’s ballet. Whether you’re RAD, Cecchetti, or Vaganova, a professional ballerina or an adult dancer, you’ll find that our Ballet Level Guide is applicable to you. And remember – no matter how good you are, there’s always a foetus in Russia who’s better than you. We also asked the lovely…

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Ballet C&V Ladies Interviews

Interview – Lou Spichtig, Queensland Ballet

I remember watching YouTube videos of Queensland Ballet’s Lou Spichtig performing at the Prix de Lausanne a few years ago. “What a beautiful dancer,” I thought. “I wonder if she knows about Cloud & Victory? Probably not. But it would be pretty cool if I got to interview her for the site one day!” It turns out that Lou had heard of us – we’d been mutually admiring each others work for some time without knowing it! Several years of…

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