EP0026 CASEY HERD | BALLET RISING

Welcome to this special interview with Jozef Varga (Principal Het Nationale Ballet) and Casey Herd (Founder of Ballet Rising). We have heard many stories from dancers around the world, but what about the story of our own Casey? “when dancers stop dancing, they have to re-invent themselves” Learn in this interview how Casey started from difficult beginnings to go on to shine as Principal at … Continue reading EP0026 CASEY HERD | BALLET RISING

EP0023 FLAVIO SALAZAR | COLOMBIA

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

EP0022 AURÉLIA SELLIER | SWITZERLAND

French from origin, Aurélia lives in Zurich where she has worked in various roles for large multinational companies, mostly in the field of leadership and organization development. She now is working as a freelance presence and public speaking coach. Initially from a Literature and Business academic background, a career break gave her the opportunity to make a dream come true: bring an artistic and philanthropic … Continue reading EP0022 AURÉLIA SELLIER | SWITZERLAND

EP0021 SALLY CHANDRA | INDONESIA

Sally Chandra is the artistic director of Flamboyant Ballet School in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia. Flamboyant Ballet School was founded by the late Mr. Eddy Soenarto, RAD, RTS. (12 May 1941 – 1 July 2014) on 1 November 1972. Graduated from Dutch Ballet Academy in 1983, he came back to Indonesia to share his knowledge and dance skill to Indonesian society. After more than 43 … Continue reading EP0021 SALLY CHANDRA | INDONESIA

EP0020 BRIANA + GREG | WEB MONETIZATION

In this interview Ballet Rising director Casey Herd discuss with fellow grantees, Briana Stuart and Greg Hannam, what is web monetization, how it works, and why it’s important for people in the dance industry to understand it as we shift into the digital world. We finish off with an introductory to the Grant For The Web and encourage our colleagues and fans to take a … Continue reading EP0020 BRIANA + GREG | WEB MONETIZATION

EP0018-1 ANDILE NDLOVU | SOUTH AFRICA

Casey Herd talks with Washington Ballet star Andile Ndlovu about his life in South Africa and the future of ballet around the world. Andile Ndlovu of Johannesburg, South Africa, is in his ninth season with The Washington Ballet, after dancing one season with TWB’s Studio Company. Ndlovu began his training in Latin American and ballroom dance at the age of ten. Continue reading EP0018-1 ANDILE NDLOVU | SOUTH AFRICA