Ballet

Q&A With Australian Ballerina Jazmin Marquez

I recently had the opportunity to ask my Facebook friend Jazmin Marquez some questions in regards to her journey as a ballet dancer. Below are her responses. Watching her grow as a dancer has been incredible, I definitely hope she can strive and reach her ballet goals. She is such an elegant and graceful dancer who makes it look effortless with every leap, pirouette and arabesque.

Q1: When did you start ballet?

I started at 3 years old

Q2: Where do you currently dance?

I am not at a dance school currently

Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?

I have been on pointe since I was 10 which was 8 years ago

Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?

I wear energetiks pointe shoes (Almaz)

Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?

I enjoyed the show Angelina ballerina and it lead me into ballet

Q6: What is your favourite variation?

My favourite variation is lilac fairy

Q7: What company would you love to work for?

I would love to work for Houston ballet or Washington ballet company

Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?

Meeting some of my closest friends in ballet class

Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.

Some role models are Misty Copeland, Dusty Button and Kylie Shea

Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?

Best advice would have to be is fight, fight through every obstacle to get to your goal

Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?

Classical Tutu

Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?

I enjoy spending time with my family and friends

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