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'Swan Lake' is the most difficult thing to portray for a female ballet dancer; it really requires such specific qualities of articulation, agility, strength, and the arm work is something that takes a lot of training.

'Swan Lake' is the most difficult thing to portray for a female ballet dancer; it really requires such specific qualities of articulation, agility, strength, and the arm work is something that takes a lot of training.

Most dancers have no awareness of how they look; half of them think they're fat. There is anorexia in the ballet world; there are those things. ---->>>

Nowadays I actually cook Italian-style food more than French heavy sauces. I make a good salad, some great roasted vegetables, grilled fish. I'm crazy about L.A. because at the farmers' market you find all kinds of wild mushrooms. ---->>>

Directing is very close to choreography; you deal with space, time, emotions, lighting, making beautiful images. ---->>>

I did grow up in France, and even though I didn't go to the school or dance with the Paris Opera Ballet, I absorbed similar ideas in my training. I understand the scale of a big company. I danced for one for almost 20 years. ---->>>

I am passionate about ballet. ---->>>

I was born in France. I grew up in Africa. ---->>>

I'm interested in films, in directing. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: French
Born: 06-10, 1977
Birthplace: Bordeaux, France
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Occupation: Dancer

Benjamin Millepied (French pronunciation: ​[bɑ᷉.ʒa.mɛ᷉ mil.pje]; born 10 June 1977) is a French dancer and choreographer, who has lived and worked in the United States after joining the New York City Ballet in 1995, where he became a soloist in 1998 and a principal in 2002. He also quickly started creating choreography for the company, also choreographed pieces for other major companies (wikipedia)