I wanted them to create a trio with my movement and guidance, keeping in mind their different “characters”. Emily is following after Melanie who keeps doing a “give and take” or “taking and leaving” back and forth between her and Michelle, and Michelle is leading Melanie but is pretty oblivious about Emily. Work in progress.
Adji Cissoko was born in Munich, Germany and trained at Ballet Academy Munich and the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet Theatre in New York City. She joined The National Ballet of Canada as a member of the Corps de Ballet in 2010.