Our guest today was born Frankfurt where she began her ballet-training. She was further trained in Munich at the Heinz Bosl Stiftung and the dance academy in Mannheim. For over 20 years she worked as a dancer at the Staatsoper and the Deutsche Oper in Berlin, for Introdanse in Arnheim and for the Scapino Ballet in Rotterdam. Since 2012…
“I wanted to have a conversation” – Toby Kassell
Today’s guest grew up in the UK and attended the Royal Ballet School in London. He went on to work for big dance companies in 5 countries across 3 continents. As he put it himself: he has recently retired from dance institutions…
“I wasn’t prepared for that” – Paul Egan
Our guest today was born and grew up in Ipswich England. He started his dance training at the local ballet school in his hometown, eventually moving to London for his ballet education…
“I always wanted to be a ballerina” – Emma Gustafsson
Our guest today was born in Sweden, but she also grew up in Mexico, the US, in Spain and the United Kingdom. She started ballet when she was a small girl and finished her training at the Royal Ballet School in Stockholm before working for companies in France and Germany.
“Know what you want in your life” – Yang Wang
Our guest today was born in Kunming, Yunnan Province, China, He started practice dancing since early childhood and began his professional dance training at China People’s Liberation Army Arts Institute (PLAI) Dance Academy from 1988. Yang embarked on his career as a photographer from 2006. Since then he has produced several photo books and photo exhibitions. He started fashion photography in 2011 and has ever since been working with GQ, Vogue and ElleMen in China.
The “Me In Ten Years” Podcast Trailer
Listen to a former professional dancer on how they managed their career transition. This is a series of interviews conducted with former dancers. It present their personal experiences and opinions. They do not represent in any way tips or best practices. If you have any question please reach out and contact me!