Lauren Cuthbertson - principal ballerina
Lauren Cuthbertson describes her working relationship with the choreographer explaining how her role in 'Alice's Adventures In Wonderland' marks a shift from dancer to creative collaborator. She talks about the creative process and how important the narrative was in shaping this new work. We hear something of Lauren's background, her inspiration and motivation to dance and perform. She reflects on the making of the role and the importance of understanding specific physical and expressive qualities when creating a character. We also gain an insight into the gruelling nature of a dancer's job and the importance of a healthy lifestyle.