Episode 162: Principal Dancer Damian Smith

Principal Dancer, Damian Smith, reminisces about his 18-year career with San Francisco Ballet. He speaks eloquently about his partnership with Yuan Yuan Tan; about preparing the wide variety of character roles he performed—elaborating about how he found the way to portray the villain Iago in Othello. He offers insights into the work of many of the renowned choreographers who have set works on him. He describes the future projects, many in the world of visual arts, in which he will be involved following his retirement at the end of the 2014 season.

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