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Model Mayhem #:
3610213
Last Activity:
Apr 17, 2018
Experience:
Very Experienced
Compensation:
Paid Assignments Only
Shoot Nudes:
Yes
Joined:
Feb 03, 2015
Age:
24
Height:
5' 5"
Weight:
115 lbs
Bust:
32"
Waist:
24"
Hips:
34"
Cup:
B
Dress:
2
Shoe:
8.0
Ethnicity:
Skin Color:
White
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Eye Color:
Green
Hair Length:
Long
Hair Color:
Red
Tattoos:
None
Piercings:
None

About Me


  Thank you to all the artists whom I am so privileged to work with! Thank you for putting your trust and faith into me to fulfill your vision and goals.


I am a Full-Time Traveling Model (7 years experience) & Pro Ballet Dancer (16 years of training under my belt wink

.....with experience in Pole Dancing, Aerial Silks, Yoga, & Piano! Feel free to reference Instagram for videos!

I have performed multiple times at Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center as both a dancer and a pianist;
I teach ballet, advanced stretching, yoga, and piano lessons -- am the proud owner of 2 grand pianos:-)
I am currently on an expensive tour of the USA and Europe;
Born in Russia, USA citizen, I have a work permit and residency also in Italy
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I enjoy modeling and assisting educational ballet & photography workshops showing photographers techniques in photographing ballet and work with dancers. I often partner with photographer specialized in ballet: @Rama.Carta

Next workshop: Houston: April 14th; Dallas: April 21st
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IG: @PoppySeed_Dancer

Email: [email protected]

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Travel:

March 14 - 17......................Paris, France
March 17 - 20 .....................Geneva, Switzerland
March 20 - 21......................Zurich, Switzerland
March 21 - 31 .....................Florence, Italy
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April 1 - 4..............................Rome, Italy
April 5 - 9..............................NYC
April 9 - 12............................Washington, DC/ Baltimore/ Virginia
April 13 - 20..........................Chicago
April 21 - 24..........................Houston
April 25 ................................Austin
April 26 - 27..........................San Antonio
April 28 - May 3....................Dallas
May 4 - 7 ..............................Amarillo
May 7 - 9 ..............................New Mexico
May 10 - 12/13 ....................Arizona (Tucson then Phoenix)
May 13 - 16 .........................Las Vegas
May 17 - 19 .........................Utah
May 20 - 23..........................Colorado
May 24 - 25..........................Kansas
May 26 - 28/29....................St. Louis, Missouri

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Dance vs Traditional Modeling
While I am able to model most genres, my focus is on Ballet Modeling, as I find it to be the most challenging and rewarding; it is a whole other skill set and world of it's own! I am happy to provide a little introduction, if you would like me to

My expenses as a traveling ballet model are higher than most: taking into consideration the time and cost of training, pointe shoes, costumes (in addition to the regular transportation, occasional hotels, makeup, etc.)

I spend an additional 30 - 60 minutes warming up prior to arriving at each photo shoot.

My pointe shoes alone cost $164 per pair, one pair per week. Ballet and cross-training classes average $20 - 50 each (x1 per day).

That being said, I am dedicated to bringing you the best of my art!! And this is slightly reflected in my fee.

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JUMPS: My specialty is jumps! I can just 100+ times in a row, I've counted!

Keep in mind, please, that concrete is especially hard on the body. If you would like to focus on jumps, please consider a surface that absorbs impact, like soft or sprung floors. I'll work with what you give me, so even a mat helps.
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TRAVEL: If you would like me to come to your area, let me know! I simply ask for a 1 full-day booking and possible reimbursement for the transportation costs. That's it!
....As they say..... "Where the work flows, the model goes" wink

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I LIKE:
Hot chocolate with organic milk <3
Helping to develop your vision / hearing your input
Sunsets
Pushing my own creative boundaries
Decisiveness & Punctuality
Taking time before our shoot - to review our project or for a hot chocolate
Helping select images with the best ballet technique after our shoot (if you ask me to!)

I DON'T LIKE SO MUCH:
-Mistrust regarding deposits (based on previous bad experiences with other models totally unrelated to me). This is my career, I love my career, and I rely on deposits to confirm my commitments. Please let me know if you have any objections, and we can find a solution.
-Wind (please bring hand warmers and kindly notify me so I can come prepared, otherwise my hair will fly everywhere wink
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EXPERIENCE: My images are currently published in Italy, Switzerland, and the USA, and have been featured in books and magazines. I received my first gig at 17 years old, where the artwork sold for 20,000 euro

PUNCTUALITY: I arrive on time, with hair & makeup ready to go (unless you request otherwise). If a delay occurs outside of my control, I will let you know and I will find a way to make it up to you

SAFETY: I don't bring escorts because I won't be engaging in photo shoots where I feel unsafe

STYLING: I enjoy providing my own styling - I bring a variety of outfits for you to choose from that are always different (including leotards, long flowy skirts, lingerie, tutus, fabrics, etc.) I'm happy to collaborate with local designers as well

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ARTISTIC + QUALITY CONTROL: Ballet is a sport where I hit precise positions at a fast pace, demanding for both myself and the photographer.

If you are uncertain of a position or placement, feel free to ask. I'm happy to repeat / demonstrate / explain.
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1) ⏳ RETAINER: Shoots are confirmed with a 1/2 retainer - on the day of booking via PayPal to: [email protected] (if using PayPal, please add the 5% fee) or Venmo to: [email protected]

The deposit shows commitment and gives me a peace of mind while traveling.

Cancellation: If we are unable to reschedule on my current tour and you have to cancel a photo shoot less than 1 week prior, you will be responsible for the full payment. I rely on and keep all of my commitments!

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2) TRANSPORTATION: I do not drive (who'll rent a car to under 25 anyway?) so I often use either public transport or arrange to drive with the photographer together. This gives a nice head-start to our project. If I have to go over 1-hour away, please consider reimbursing transport costs!

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3) ⛄ ☔  WEATHER + SURFACE CONDITIONS:

If we are in conditions that can ruin my pointe shoes, I ask a $100 reimbursement. This means dirt, mud, and underwater wink

RATES (2 hour minimum): 150/hr

Multiple Shooters -or- Artistic Nude: 200/hr


*Discounts on half and whole day shoots are available (for non-art nude themes). Simply ask!

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"I just had the first of what I hope will be many shoots with Poppy Seed. She is breathtakingly beautiful, a talented model and a highly skilled model. She's also a very nice person. It was a great shoot." Read less

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"Well, what can you say about Poppy? She's beautiful, professional, intelligent and a most sensitive and engaged model. I really loved to work with her! To work with her is truly inspiring and rewarding as she comes up with her own ideas. I surely will work with her again! " Read less

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"Poppyseed is a perfectionist with her poses and is very photogenic. She is also pleasant and wonderful to work with. Well worth the time and effort working with her." Read less

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"PoppySeed is very professional artist who is pleasure to work with. She has lots of great ideas to share during the shooting. Thank you" Read less

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"She is very nice and easy to work with, while at the same time being a perfectionist and wanting to help you get the perfect shot. She was able to spot the things that I wouldn't notice being that I'm new to shooting dancers. She can hit some amazing poses and is extremely photogenic. I look forward to working with her again in the future." Read less

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"Great dancer, very photogenic, and easy and fun to work with! Many thanks!" Read less

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"Besides being a fantastic dancer, she is also a photographer, so she really knows how to help a photographer get good shots. Besides getting some nice images, I learned a lot about dance photography." Read less

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"Poppy Seed was a pleasure to work with. She is an amazing ballerina and very helpful with ensuring I had captured the pose correctly." Read less

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"This is the most talented, graceful beauty I have ever met. A professional in every sense and a perfect model. Never miss this opportunity." Read less

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"Poppy Seed knocks it out of the park with her ballet magic; her grace and talent simply must be captured. She is also professional, communicative, timely, and kind. I hope we can work together again soon." Read less

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"PoppySeed is grace personified. She is amazing, both in her poise and dexterity as well as her personality. She is wonderful to work with and has a fantastically creative brain!" Read less

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"Anna is a tireless model and an ultra talented ballerina. Nicest person you'll meet." Read less

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