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Dancer of the Month

Kevin Poeung

Kevin Poeung in I Got Rhythm. Photo Emma Kauldhar.

...Kevin Poeung has that special Wayne Sleep something

Stephanie Ferguson, Yorkshire Post [May 2012]

Kevin is from Montpellier, France. He trained at English National Ballet School and joined Northern Ballet in 2012.

Kevin Poeung in I Got Rhythm. Photo Emma Kauldhar.

60 seconds with...

In a nutshell describe your job and how you got into it?

I am a first year Corps de Ballet at Northern Ballet. My mother wanted to be a ballerina when she was a child but she couldn’t because of her financial situation. She and my father decided that I should try so they took me to a ballet class. Since then ballet has taken over my mind and body.

Where can you be found when you're not at Northern Ballet?

I could be found at home cooking, baking and relaxing. I could also be found outside with friends at the cinema, or just walking around visiting places.

What's the best advice you’ve ever been given?

The best advice I've ever been given was to just stay humble no matter what happens.

Read all of Kevin's 60 second interview...