Interview with the Company

Interview with the Company

Robert Mennear | Performer

What first made you want to dance?
I had to in school, but soon found it as a positive energy and creative outlet

Favourite style of dancing?
Contemporary, but I also like to watch non ‘top hat and tails’ Tap.

What skill would you love to have other than dancing?

To play a musical instrument.

Do you have a Party trick?
Catching a number of coins off my elbow with the same sided hand, in one swift Stephan Segal action.

Motto for life?
You get out what you put in.

Favourite lyric or quote?
Interviewer: What’s your prediction for the fight?
Clubber Lang: My prediction?
Interviewer: Yes, your prediction.
[Clubber looks into camera]
Clubber Lang: Pain!
ROCKY III 1982

Dance bag must have?
A herbal muscle release balm called ‘Traumeels’

Favourite exercise outside dance?
Boxing

Advice for budding dancers?
Don’t expect an easy ride.

Favourite song to dance to at the moment?
Paloma faith ‘Mouth to Mouth’

Favourite colour?
It changes, at the moment Orange

What is your favourite part of a dance class?

The beginning; getting into studio and finding time for yourself to focus

If you could have any superpower what would it be?
Flying

What would you name the autobiography of your life?
Proper Job Rob

If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would it be?
Africa

What was the last experience that made you a stronger person?
Becoming an Uncle

What story does your family always tell about you?
Flicking a juicy strawberry off my spoon at my Dad wearing his crisp white shirt at my 8th Birthday meal…hehe!

What keeps you going when times get tough?
My work ethic: chin up, head down and get on with it

What would you like people to remember about you?
Being honest, kind and loyal, with high points of spark!

Other than food and water and dancing what one thing could you not live without?

Laughter


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