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Interview with Victor Caixeta

Isabella McGuire Mayes • 02 Dec 2023

Interview with Victor Caixeta

Welcome to “A Dancer’s Mindset” with Isabella! In this episode, we dive into the inspiring journey of Victor Caixeta, a Brazilian dancer who defied all odds.

Starting ballet at the age of 13, Victor’s passion paved the way for remarkable achievements. At just 17, he competed in the prestigious Moscow ballet competition and caught the attention of Yury Fateev from the Mariinsky Ballet who offered him a contract. Join Isabella as she interviews Victor about the pivotal moment when he decided to leave Mariinsky.

Victor shares his early life in Brazil, his discovery of ballet through a social project, and the incredible path that led him to become a professional dancer. He opens up about his love for challenges, his admiration for Russian ballet, and the transformative experiences of studying in Berlin and competing in Moscow.

Don’t miss this captivating conversation with a truly exceptional artist.