As first dancer at the Paris Opera ballet, Sicilian-born Eleonora Abbagnato spends up to seven hours a day exercising yet also finds time to nurture a fledgling film career, having scooped her first acting role in the Italian comedy, 7 el’8, II last year (she’s currently considering her follow-up). Here, the 29-year-old star opens up about beating stage fright and keeping a work/life balance.
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