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nerina1979oct16_tape1_sidea_clip.mp3
Nerina discusses the importance of being trained at a very young age. She mentions how her teachers’ personalities influenced her repertoire. She also discusses starting her professional career at the Sadler’s Wells company and how she created the…

Monica Mason 2008.mp3
In this interview, Mason mostly discusses her earliest days working at The Royal Ballet. She had only been in school for a year when she had been picked to perform with the company, having taken the place of another company member who had gotten…

mason1979july01_sideb_clip.mp3
Mason discusses mime in dance, particularly in The Firebird. She talks about the integral part of the feather in her wardrobe, and other wardrobe issues as Odette in Swan Lake.Biographical note:Dame Monica Mason was born in Johanesberg, South Africa…

bergsma1979jul25_sideb_clip.mp3
Bergsma addresses her non-traditional height and the difficulty it produced to dance with others because of it. She says she was always happiest dancing by herself. When she danced with a partner, she left it up to them to “take over,” but she was…
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