Explore your potential

How long does a dancer’s career last? I am always ready to answer or debunk any Ballet stereotypes, however this line of questioning – longevity, security and stability of a dancer’s career – leaves me shrugging my shoulders. There is no ‘one-size fits all’ and there is no manual instruction leaflet. However, there is anContinue reading “Explore your potential”

Part Two – Reflecting on my time at vocational Ballet School – nature or Nurture?

Weekends gave us a moment of normality; usually only a modest 24 hours. Saturday morning Ballet class would generally be a combined boys and girls class, which helped for a more easy-going atmosphere. Saturday mornings were just one of the many scenarios, where I learned to be fast, organized and time efficient. Class was followedContinue reading “Part Two – Reflecting on my time at vocational Ballet School – nature or Nurture?”

Art Matters

Take a moment and try to imagine what life would be like without the Arts… it’s almost as incomprehensible as trying to imagine how we ever got through life without GPSs and Google Maps. Without having to set foot in a museum or a theatre, we are constantly surrounded by the influence of ‘the Arts’.Continue reading “Art Matters”

KNEE-dless to say, James can walk again.

From a young age, the idea of ‘dancing through pain’, is somehow subconsciously installed into dancers’ minds.  This is a whole other level of FOMO (fear of missing out).  From personal experiences, I have come recognize the irrationals fears that we, as dancers, tend to have when our bodies are signaling us to slow downContinue reading “KNEE-dless to say, James can walk again.”

The White Cat

‘CATS’ the musical, is the new sold out production at the Ronacher Theatre in Vienna.  Andrew Lyod-Webber’s ‘Cats’, based on T. S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, is one of the most famous and successful musicals of all time; which is why Vienna’s cultural scene was more than excited to welcome this iconicContinue reading “The White Cat”