The big questions: Spotlight on Marius Arnold-Clarke
What productions do you work on?
m¡longa (Production Manager)
Havana Rakatan (Production Manager)
Vamos Cuba! (Stage Manager)
Sutra (Company Stage Manager)
Gravity Fatigue (Company Stage Manager)
Breakin’ Convention (Deputy Stage Manager)
Sampled (Deputy Stage Manager)
What is your favourite place you have visited on tour with Sadler’s Wells?
Charleston, South Carolina
What are you usually doing 10 minutes before a show starts?
Having a last-minute cheeky cigarette before making the 5-minute call
What is your favourite theatre in the world?
National Theatre, Taipei
What would you do if you didn’t work in dance?
Aid and Refugee work
What was your first experience of dance?
Dance lessons on a Wednesday at Nursery School, aged 3
What three words would you use to describe how dance makes you feel?
Boundless, inspired, unity
What is your best dance memory?
Being kissed on the cheek at the age of 9 by Miyako Yoshida in the wings of London Coliseum, performing Birmingham Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker
What is your worst dance memory?
Watching any episode of Strictly Come Dancing / 6am starts unpacking shipping containers
Who is your dance hero?
Like Marius’ answers? Catch him at Sadler’s Wells next month working on m¡longa – book tickets here.