Mila Kunis Learned To Dance En Pointe For Black Swan

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It's common knowledge that actors and actresses have to learn a lot of skills during their filming careers. Some of them have to deal with horse riding, dancing, motorcycling, swimming, rock climbing and other activities. Speaking about talented contemporary actresses, it is vital to mention Mila Kunis, a young American actress who had to learn to dance en pointe for the 2010 film Black Swan by Darren Aronofsky. Mila Kunis won a few positive reviews from many critics for her outstanding performance in the film. It may be interesting to find out a few facts about the life and career of this fascinating actress.

Milena Kunis was born in 1983 in Ukraine and moved to Los Angeles together with her family in 1991. She started to attend Rosewood Elementary School without knowing any English. Similarly to learning pointe work, learning English was a real challenge for her. She also had to attend Hubert Howe Bancroft Middle School and a personal tutor to become a good English speaker. In 2001 Mila graduated from Fairfax High School of Los Angeles.

Speaking about her career, it is essential to point out that Mila began attending acting classes when she was 9. There she met her manager Susan Curtis who played a significant part in the life of the actress. From that time on Mila Kunis appeared in commercials and printed advertisements for children. She was also picked out to be a Guess model. It is essential to mention her first role in a soap opera Days Of Our Lives. Among her considerable works before dancing en pointe for Black Swan, it is necessary to mention acting in the Fox company sitcom That '70s Show which is known to be one of the most long-running TV sitcoms on Fox. Mila Kunis voiced Meg Griffin in the Family Guy video game. It is also important to say a few words about Mila's big screen career. She starred in such famous films as Get Over It, American Psycho part 2, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Extract, The Book Of Eli, Date Night, Friends With Benefits and others.

What concerns her role in Black Swan, it is vital to know that the actress had to train for four hours every day to be able to perform en pointe for the film. Additionally, she was keeping to a strict diet and did regular cardiovascular workouts. As a reward, the film became incredibly popular among fans and critics. Mila Kunis and Natalie Portman dancing in classic ballet pointe shoes got good reviews and a number of awards. For instance, Mila won the Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Young Actress and the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the film in 2010. The actress was also nominated for a number of important awards after the release of Black Swan.

To conclude, it is important to say that Mila Kunis, an American actress born in a simple family, has managed to become one of the leading Hollywood stars of the present time. It was a rough ride learning to speak English and to do pointe work but she did her best to become a professional performer at an early age. Mila Kunis, a gorgeous young actress, has also won a number of important national and international awards.
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This article was published on 2011/01/29