Simonetta Dixon

Simonetta Dixon interviews for us, helps run our Facebook pages as well as being a keen supporter and contributor of thoughts and comments across the site.

Interview with Elena Glurdjidze, English National Ballet Senior Principal

by Simonetta Dixon December 30, 2011 Interviews / Features
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“For me, to be a ballerina is to be individual, to have something no-one else has… but it is a never-ending process and we are always searching.”

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Interview with Cassa Pancho, Artistic Director and Founder of Ballet Black

by Simonetta Dixon October 3, 2011 Interviews / Features
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Eleven years ago the half Trinidadian, half British 21 year-old Cassa Pancho was wondering why there were almost no ethnic minorities in classical dance companies. She was studying for a degree at the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), and to try to find an answer she made it the subject of her final-year dissertation. And [...]

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Interview with Vadim Muntagirov, English National Ballet Principal

by Simonetta Dixon August 22, 2011 Interviews / Features
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I am so lucky. I was supposed to do Giselle with someone else, and when she got sick they gave me Daria. At first I was so nervous; what was she going to think? I was a young boy, just out of school, and she is a prima ballerina.

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