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60 seconds with...Pippa Moore

Pippa Moore - photo Justin Slee

Tell us something about your home town.

Liverpool has two cathedrals, one Anglican and one Roman Catholic which are linked by a road called Hope Street.

What keeps you motivated?

Music and dance.

Tell us a funny ballet story.

A mother took her six year old daughter to the ballet; this was the first time the little girl had ever seen a ballet and she watched wide-eyed as the ballerinas danced around the stage on their toes. When the ballet was over, the mother asked the daughter if she had any questions. “Yes Mummy,” she replied, “wouldn’t it be easier if they just hired taller dancers!?”

How do you like to relax?

Reading.

Can you cook? If so, what’s your signature dish?

Vegan Caribbean Curry.

What book/story/movie would you like to see created into a ballet?

The 1967 classic – The Graduate. With the original soundtrack of course!

What is your TV viewing guilty pleasure?

Scandinavian Crime Dramas.

What film always makes you cry?

Schindler’s List.

If you could have a Hollywood star best friend who would it be and why?

Alicia Silverstone because I admire her support of animal rights and environmental issues. A vegan also, she endorsed PETA activities, set up a sanctuary for rescued pets and published a book called The Kind Diet.

Name a skill you’d like to learn?

An aerial cartwheel.

If you were invisible for a day, what would you do?

Stay away from the traffic!

Name one place in the world you haven’t been to but would like to go to and what would you do there?

Madagascar; for a nature lover it is a dream destination. Over 90% of its wildlife is found nowhere else on Earth.

What would the title of your autobiography be?

Moore to the Pointe.

What piece of advice would you pass on to your 16 year old self?

Keep calm and carry on.
 

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