por Audrey Freeman

Welcome to SPORTIVÉaf the podcast that takes you behind the scenes of the world of ballet. Join us as Audrey Freeman sits down with current and past ballet stars to hear their untold stories, secrets, and advice.

From their earliest days at the barre to the heights of their careers, we'll hear from some of the most accomplished dancers in the world about the triumphs and struggles that have shaped their lives. We'll ex ... 

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Episodios del podcast

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  • Alexander Neef: Director Opera de Paris

    Alexander Neef: Director Opera de Paris

    #36 Alexander Neef, discusses the future of The Opera de Paris. Join us in this captivating podcast episode as we delve into an inspiring conversation with the brilliant Alexander Neef. Tune in as we explore the exciting prospects that lie ahead for The Opera de Paris, gain insights into cultivating a deep appreciation for the arts, and uncover the secrets to pursuing your passions. With his profound wisdom and remarkable talent, Alexander offers a thought-provoking journey that spans from the world of opera to life's limitless possibilities. Don't miss out – immerse yourself in the enriching discourse with the exceptional Alexander @sportiveaf

  • Hermetica: The Fragrance of Dance

    Hermetica: The Fragrance of Dance

    #35 Today, we have a special guest, John Molloy, the visionary co-founder behind Hermetica, a unique and sustainable perfume company. With a passion for eco-friendly, alcohol-free fragrances, John has brought a fresh perspective to the perfume industry. He's here to share with us his insights on Hermetica's mission, their distinctive approach to perfumery, and what sets them apart from other brands. So, let's dive in and learn more about John Molloy and the innovative world of Hermetica perfumes!Follow Hermetica @HermeticaOfficial Follow us @SportiveAFHost @AudstarFreeman

  • Maria Khoreva: The Future of Ballet

    Maria Khoreva: The Future of Ballet

    #34 Maria Khoreva. In this podcast episode, we have the pleasure of interviewing the incredibly talented ballet dancer, Maria Khoreva. Maria is a rising star in the world of ballet, having trained at the renowned Vaganova Ballet Academy in St. Petersburg, Russia, and now performing with the Mariinsky Ballet Company. We also discuss the role of social media in the dance world, with Maria having built a significant following on Instagram. She shares her thoughts on how social media has impacted the ballet industry, both positively and negatively. Whether you're a seasoned ballet enthusiast or simply interested in learning more about this beautiful art form, this interview with Maria Khoreva is sure to be a fascinating and inspiring listen. Follow @SportiveAF Maria's Instagram @MaraChok Audrey's Instagram @AudstarFreeman

  • Joy Womack: Never Give Up On Your Dream

    Joy Womack: Never Give Up On Your Dream

    #33 Meet Joy Womack, a talented ballerina with a passion for classical ballet. Born in California, Joy started her ballet training at a young age and soon became a rising star in the dance world.Joy's dedication and hard work paid off when she was accepted into the prestigious Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow, Russia. Despite facing numerous challenges, including language barriers and cultural differences, Joy persisted and eventually became the first American to graduate from the academy.Since then, Joy has danced with renowned ballet companies all around the world. In addition to her career as a ballerina, Joy is also an advocate for the arts and has worked to promote ballet education and awareness. She has shared her experiences and insights through interviews, lectures, and social media, inspiring others to pursue their passions and dreams. Join us as we chat with Joy about her life as a ballerina, her experiences in the dance world, and her advice for aspiring dancers. We'll also explore the challenges and rewards of pursuing a career in the arts and the importance of supporting the next generation of artists. Joy's Instagram: @Joy.Womack Follow us @SportiveAF Hosted by: @AudstarFreeman

  • Julian Mackay: San Fransisco Ballet, Having Your Own Voice & What's Next...

    Julian Mackay: San Fransisco Ballet, Having Your Own Voice & What's Next...

    #32 In this podcast, featuring Julian Mackay. We spoke about the importance of vulnerability and having your own voice. We also discuss his transition from the San Francisco Ballet and all that came with this experience. I was struck by Mackay's intelligence and wit. He has a clear understanding of the human experience and is able to communicate his ideas in a compelling way. Julian spoke about the importance of taking risks and following your dreams step by step. I came away from the podcast feeling energised and motivated. Julian Mackay is definitely an artist to watch! Get shopping now: Our first podcast with Julian: @SportiveAF | @AudstarFreeman