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Julian Mackay: ON San Fransisco Ballet, Having Your Own Voice & What's Next...
#32 In this podcast, featuring Julian Mackay. We spoke about the importance of vulnerability and having your own voice. We also discuss his transition from the San Francisco Ballet and all that came with this experience. I was struck by Mackay's intelligence and wit. He has a clear understanding of the human experience and is able to communicate his ideas in a compelling way.Julian spoke about the importance of taking risks and following your dreams step by step. I came away from the podcast feeling energised and motivated. Julian Mackay is definitely an artist to watch!Get shopping now: https://www.sportiveaf.com/Our first podcast with Julian: https://open.spotify.com/episode/0WvQ68EPRMIDH7Mak8gDJI?si=23c919510dfc4c12@SportiveAF | @AudstarFreeman
Hannah O'Neill: Première Dancer of The Paris Opera Ballet
#31 Hannah O'Neill, born & raised in Japan until age 8, where she then moved to Auckland and studied ballet at the Mt Eden Ballet Academy. At age of 15, Hannah moved to Melbourne to study at the Australian Ballet School. In 2011, Hannah auditioned for the Paris Opera Ballet and successfully received a short-term contract which after several years with the company has taken her to the incredible status of a Principal Ballerina of the Paris Opera Ballet.Please share this episode to your story, and leave us a review!Follow us for more https://www.instagram.com/sportiveaf/To shop: https://www.sportiveaf.com/
Nicolas Le Riche: Director of The Royal Swedish Ballet
PRIX DE LAUSANNE 2022 EDITION! Nicolas Le Riche began dancing in Pontoise with Pierre Schwarz with whom he spent two years. He was then accepted at the Paris Opera Ballet School, where he studied for six years under the direction of Claude Bessy. He then joined the Paris Opera Ballet, and was the named Etolié in 1993.Find out more https://www.prixdelausanne.org/spotlight/armando-braswell/Behind the scenes https://www.instagram.com/sportiveaf/Host https://www.instagram.com/audstarfreeman/
Oliver Matz: Advice with Zurich Dance Academy Director
PRIX DE LAUSANNE 2022 EDITION! Oliver Matz received his ballet training at the State Ballet School Berlin and joined the German State Opera in 1980, serving the company as a leading soloist and international ambassador for 25 years. Now he is the Zurich Dance Academy Director.Find out more https://www.prixdelausanne.org/spotlight/oliver-matz/Behind the scenes https://www.instagram.com/sportiveaf/Host https://www.instagram.com/audstarfreeman/
Armando Braswell: Contemporary vs Ballet & Advice for Dancers
PRIX DE LAUSANNE 2022 EDITION! Armando Braswell is a professional dancer and teacher from New York City. After receiving his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in dance from The Juilliard School in 2006, Armando danced with Ballet Theater Munich, Gauthier Dance Stuttgart and most recently was a Soloist with Ballett Theatre Basel.Find out more https://www.prixdelausanne.org/spotlight/armando-braswell/Behind the scenes https://www.instagram.com/sportiveaf/Host https://www.instagram.com/audstarfreeman/
Margaret Tracey: President of Prix de Lausanne Jury 2022
PRIX DE LAUSANNE 2022 EDITION! Since retiring from New York City Ballet after a long & successful career in 2002, Tracey has become an admired and dedicated teacher and arts advocate. She served as the Director of Boston Ballet from 2007-2021 and was profiled in a 2009 issue of Dance Teacher Magazine. Tracey continues to dedicate her efforts as a dance educator with a strong commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access to champion change.Find out more https://www.prixdelausanne.org/spotlight/margaret-tracey/Behind the scenes https://www.instagram.com/sportiveaf/Host https://www.instagram.com/audstarfreeman/