I try to be distinctive and true to myself on stage

Interview with Daniel Mulligan, Soloist at Ballet Zurich

First of all, congratulations on your nomination as a brilliant Mephisto by Dance Europe!

You have been with the Ballett Zurich for 11 years. What were the most important steps of your career?

The first job which was offered to me after ballet school was a contract with the Junior Ballet in Zurich in 2007. Heinz Spoerli, the ballet director at that time, pushed me quite a lot and gave me some good opportunities and small roles. After 2 years I was offered a position as „Gruppe mit Solo“ in the main company which means being a dancer in the Corps de Ballet of Ballet Zurich with some solo roles. I was very surprised that Heinz Spoerli appreciated me that much.

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HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY

MY TOP 5 romantic Pas de Deuxs

What a tragedy? All great love stories end in death. The greatest love stories of my choice are ROMEO & JULIET, GISELLE, ONEGIN, LADY OF THE CAMMELLIAS and ANNA KARENINA.

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Foto shot by Kristian Schuller, styling and dress by Peggy Schuller

Le’ts enjoy Valentine’s Day and watch 5 Pas de Deuxs of my favourites.

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What is your favourite pas de deux?

Here are 5 trailers of the favourite Royal ballet pas de deux.

I am interested what are yours. Please tell me. Mine is definetely the Black Swan Pas de Deux By POLINA SEMIONOVA and FRIEDEMANN VOGEL.

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