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Q&A: Lauren Cuthbertson on English ballet, inspiration and pre-performance preparation

The Royal Ballet Principal answers your questions before her return to the stage in Romeo and Juliet.

By Chris Shipman (Content Producer (Social Media and News))

10 October 2013 at 6.02pm | 1 Comment


Thee Stanton: What’s your favourite ballet to watch? And is it the same as your favourite ballet to dance in?

Chandra: How does preparing for an abstract or plotless ballet differ from preparing for a story ballet?

.@chloecjoly: What is your favourite ballet score? Who is your favourite ballet composer?

.@artsworth: As an English Principal ballerina @TheRoyalBallet, how do you see English ballet evolving?

.@akikoTYO: Who inspired you the most and why?

.@kankan328: Do you get nervous before you dance on stage? Do you have your own way to relax?

Kate Hester: Do you have lucky mascot for performances?

Carmen Lucia Murgel: What does “Giselle” mean to you?

.@llinnet: Would you consider opening your own ballet school?

.@DaveTriesBallet: Do you find on revisiting roles (i.e. Juliet) that your interpretation changes?

Milly: What would you say to any aspiring dancer/ballerina?

Over the coming months Lauren will perform in Romeo and JulietChromaThe Human SeasonsThe NutcrackerJewelsGiselle, and The Sleeping Beauty.

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  1. ayshe responded on 19 November 2013 at 9:29pm Reply

    What and which ballet inspired you to become a ballerin? Thank you.

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