Tempo Dance Festival 2012 Q+As: Mary Jane O'Reilly
Mary Jane O'Reilly is the choreographer of saucy neo-burlesque show Inflagrante which is part of Tempo Dance Festival 2012. We asked Mary Jane some serious (and cheeky) quick questions about this years Tempo.
My favourite part of Tempo Dance Festival 2012 is…In Flagrante of course!
My secret guilty pleasure dance song is...New Album by Rufus Wainwright -especially 'Sometimes you need' Phil and I have been dancing around the kitchen to this!
The worst injury I have had is…Neck injury from being dropped from a lift
My tip for staying injury free is...doing yoga and pilates and my own stabilising fitness
My Tempo Dance Festival 2012 performer crush is....Jared Hemopo
My best warm up tip is…Yoga
My best choreography tip is...have a very strong concept to begin with
My favourite Auckland dance performance this year was…not counting Tempo - Waka and Black Grace
People should come to see my show because...it's sexy and funny
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