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#1 Mme. Hermine

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Posted 29 January 2012 - 11:48 AM

Sergei Polunin talks about his decision to leave the Royal Ballet:

http://www.upi.com/E...2/?spt=hs&or=en

One person close to the ballet world said: "He has suffered a personal crisis. The pressure of people comparing him to Nureyev at the age of 22 has been tremendous."

Polunin, who recently split from his girlfriend, 31-year-old Royal Ballet first soloist Helen Crawford, told The Sunday Telegraph he planned to spend the next few days "alone" before coming to a decision about his future.



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Posted 29 January 2012 - 11:51 AM

Tom Skerritt discusses his balletic debut as Don Quixote:

http://seattletimes....prmid=head_main


A few months ago, Pacific Northwest Ballet artistic director Peter Boal asked actor Tom Skerritt a question: Would he like to be in a ballet?
"I said, 'Peter, I don't dance. I'm just a clumsy ox,' " said Skerritt last week, smiling at the memory. "He said, 'All the better!' "




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