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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 Movers & Shakers

Movers and Shakers: Jeanette Kakareka

In this guest blog, C&V Lady and Bayerisches Staatsballett corps member Jeanette Kakareka details the whys and hows of moving to another ballet company. This season I’ve made the move to Bayerisches Staatsballett. It was decision I made for many reasons. I had performed so much with the English National Ballet: I can’t even begin to imagine how many shows I must have been in over the past four seasons. I saw a lot of beautiful places in the world,…

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Ballet C&V Ladies Interviews

Interview – Laurretta Summerscales

Laurretta Summerscales sits next to me on a snug loveseat in her dressing room, curled up under a pink shawl. The English National Ballet principal has just completed the second show in a series of gala performances in Singapore. Performing five shows in 3 days while dealing with jetlag left most of the performers fairly tuckered out by the end, but even though she had just stepped off the stage 15 minutes ago, Laurretta still sparked with energy, a warm…

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Footballet: Roundup (part 2)

This World Cup has been nothing if not vastly entertaining, and seemingly passed all too quickly. We’ve enjoyed being able to celebrate an awesome tournament with the Balleternet by combining two of our favourite things – ballet and football – in our Footballet series.…

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