Learning by Trying – A Dancer’s Route to Choreography

Interview with Valentino Zucchetti, Royal Ballet London

How did you start your choreographic career? How do you learn to choreograph a dance? What skills do you need? Where do you seek inspiration before you start working on a piece of choreography?

Valentino Zucchetti is not just a First Soloist in Royal Ballet London, he is also a choreographer. He recently won best Cinematography as well as the second place prize for Choreography in THE SUN IS GOD at the Utah Dance Festival in 2019.

Watch the interview below to learn more his experience in choreographing.

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Dancing with a broken foot – is it even possible?

Interview with Valentino Zucchetti, First Soloist in Royal Ballet London

What does a ballet dancer do when he breaks his foot mid-performance? Accept calamity? Or just carry on regardless?

I was lucky to talk to Valentino about his major injury in his debut of Espada on Don Quixote. Hear more about the swaggering Espada in Carlos Acosta’s celebrated production Don Quixote.

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