Episode 49: Daniel Baker

Writer and Editor Cheryl Ossola interviews Corps de Ballet Dancer Daniel Baker

Daniel, a native of Newcastle, Australia, explains how he got started in ballet and discusses his years as a student at the School of American Ballet and a dancer at Miami City Ballet. At San Francisco Ballet, he faced a new challenge in dancing the role of Hilarion in Giselle, and he talks about his experience in learning to do mime and character acting. Daniel also talks about his choreography (he received a New York Choreographic Institute Fellowship Grant in 2009) and how he was asked to dance in a Twyla Tharp ballet to be broadcast on TV’s Dance in America.

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