This is part 3 of the interview. If you missed the previous sections, go to part 1 or part 2 , and read! Cora has plenty of wisdom to share. Otherwise, read on.
Here you are, in part 2 of our conversation. In the first part, Cora shared what she looks for when running an audition for a Kylian ballet that she’s setting. If you missed part 1, check it out here. In this second section, we talk about her relationship with Jiri Kylian, the way it shaped her knowledge of dance … More Cora Bos-Kroese on the genius of Jiri Kylian – and being a part of his legacy
Welcome back, everyone. Here we are with another interview, this time with Cora Bos-Kroese. Cora recently set Jiri Kylian’s Bella Figura on us at Les Ballets de Monte Carlo, and she was a blast to work with. Back in the day she was a fantastic dancer who worked intimately with Jiri Kylian. These days she splits her time … More Cora Bos-Kroese on the audition process for Kylian ballets and the skills necessary to be seen (and chosen)
What is it like to be a dancer? What do we strive for? What do we fear? In my previous article, I wrote about my perspective of the pursuit of perfection in a ballet dancer’s life, and about what that might entail. I got a great response from all of you, but it made me wonder: “How … More 5 perspectives on the life of a professional ballet dancer
We’re back with Yannick Boquin for round two of our interview. If you missed the first part of the interview, catch it here – if not read on. Yannick has spent time in pretty much all of the corners of the ballet world. Whether as a principal dancer, guest teacher, ballet master, or choreographer, he’s … More Yannick Boquin (part 2): lessons learned from a life dedicated to ballet
Welcome! Today I’m trying something new. I thought it might be interesting to interview one of the most prominent guest teachers in the business (art form?) to see what knowledge he could share with us about ballet culture and his long experience as a dancer and teacher. Yannick Boquin is a guest teacher at many of the most … More Yannick Boquin on ballet technique, physics, and how to teach a good class