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(323) Holly Dorger, Principal Ballerina of the Royal Danish Ballet

Posted by on 01.17.2023 Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS On today’s episode of Conversations On Dance, we are joined by principal ballerina with the Royal Danish Ballet, Holly Dorger. Holly shares her experience growing up as a highland dancer, accepting a contract with Royal Danish straight out of SAB, the change in style and technique that accompanied her new job and how she continues to grow and adapt in full length roles she revisits. If you are in the Copenhagen area, you can catch Holly’s performance as...

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(111) Sarah Van Patten, San Francisco Ballet Principal Dancer

Posted by on 10.15.2018 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS This week we are joined by Sarah Van Patten, Principal with  San Francisco Ballet.  Sarah trained at Ballet Workshop of New England, and danced with Massachusetts Youth Ballet. In 2000 at age 15, she joined the Royal Danish Ballet as an apprentice where John Neumeier cast her as Juliet in his Romeo and Juliet. Soon after, she was promoted to the rank of corps dancer, one of the youngest corps dancer ever invited to the Royal Danish Ballet in its 200-year history.  Van...

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