Ballet

Q&A With American Ballerina Addie Richardosn

I had the pleasure of asking the incredibly talented Addie Richardson some questions about her phenomenal journey as a ballerina. Her grace and poise while on stage is outstanding and she is an incredibly dedicated and determined woman. The way she owns a stage is with her presence is unparalleled and without a doubt Addie will one day be a dancer girls look up to.

Q1: When did you start ballet?

I started ballet when I was three years old

Q2: Where do you currently dance?

I dance at The Art of Classical Ballet

Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?

I’ve been dancing en pointe for five years

Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?

I wear Gaynor Minden pointe shoes

Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?

My parents put me into it because I loved dancing

Q6: What is your favourite variation?

My favourite is the Pas D’esclave variation from Le Corsaire

Q7: What company would you love to work for?

I would absolutely love to dance with American Ballet Theatre, San Francisco Ballet or Boston Ballet to name a few!

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

My favourite moment is the feeling of absolute happiness after a show

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

A few of the beautiful dancers that inspire me are Adiarys Almeida, Isabella Boylston and Misa Kuranaga.

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

The best advice I have received is that I should always put everything into a performance and never hold back.

Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?

Classical tutu

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

When I’m not dancing, I love to bake and read!

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