Flavio Salazar, a native of Colombia, where he began his dance studies at the Instituto Colombiano de Ballet (Incolballet), He joined Ballet de Cali and also joined the faculty of Incolballet, having been certified by the National Ballet of Cuba to teach its methodology and pedagogy in ballet technique. Mr. Salazar went on to study at the Houston Ballet Academy as a full scholarship student … Continue reading EP0023 FLAVIO SALAZAR | COLOMBIA


Here at Ballet Rising, we’re big fans of Daniel Robert Silva, the artistically bold dancer for the Dutch National Ballet. In 2019 we traveled with Daniel to his hometown of Uberlândia, Brazil, to learn the story of how Daniel got interested in ballet, what inspired him as a child, and how he overcame early challenges to achieve success today. While we were capturing footage for our upcoming film about his life, we recorded an interview with Daniel about his love for ballet, his background, and his thoughts on returning to his home country. This videocast tells his story. Continue reading EP001 DANIEL ROBERT SILVA | BRAZIL