Tag: self-belief

Doubt – friend or foe?

Dancers can seem like quite extroverted people, immune from the insecurities and doubts of mere mortals. Yet like most artists, the doubt is just as present in our everyday practice as our need for self-expression. We put ourselves out there for all to admire or judge and in the same breath we are wondering if anyone can notice that we are trembling on…

A Balance Point(e) 12 Days of Christmas

As the Sydney season draws to a close with The Australian Ballet, it also signals the year winding down of a huge 2014 for everyone, including the dancers. We are performing our last shows of The Nutcracker at The Opera House while other dancers across the world are treating audiences to their Nutcracker performances too. Young dancers are treating their…

Reflecting on the journey so far + a Video

A few years after I began making some real progress on my own health journey, The Australian Ballet together with the wonderful people at The Apiary put together this little video about Health and Lifestyle. It was originally shared on the Company’s blog Behind Ballet and is also accessible on The Australian Ballet Youtube channel here. Along with Rudy Hawkes and other ballet colleagues, we were…