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Dancer Profile: Tempe Ostergren

Company Dancer Tempe Ostergren has danced for Kansas City Ballet for eight seasons.

Q: HOW DID YOU BECOME A DANCER? AND WHEN DID YOU START DANCING?

A: I started dancing around age 7 at Princeton Ballet after I saw Nutcracker.

Q: what do you enjoy most about being a dancer?

A: The physicality and drama. Moving my muscles to music. Feeling my body come alive.

Kansas City Ballet Company Dancers Tempe Ostergren and Lamin Pereira dos Santos in rehearsal for The Nutcracker 2016.

Q: Do you have hobbies or special interests? If so, what are they and what do you enjoy about them?

A: Gardening. Going to the symphony. Being peaceful, relaxing, and getting into nature.

Q: what is something most people wouldn’t know about you?

A: I’m working on my undergrad through Harvard Extension School.

 

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