Q&A With American Ballerina Sydney Silva

I had the opportunity to ask Sydney Silva some questions about her progression as a ballerina. She’s an amazing dancer with excellent technique and a real passion for ballet that is unparalleled. Below are her responses

Q1: When did you start ballet?

I start ballet when I was 6

Q2: Where do you currently dance?

I currently dance at Portland School of Ballet in Maine

Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?

I have been en pointe for a little over 2 years now

Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?

I am currently wearing Russian Pointe Rubins

Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?

I got involved because I was little and hyper and my mom want something for me to do

Q6: What is your favourite variation?

My favorite variation is probably The Wedding Pas variation from sleeping beauty

Q7: What company would you love to work for?

I would love to work for ABT or Royal Ballet

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

My favorite memory in ballet is when I got into the pre professional division at my school

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

Dancers that inspire me are Misty Copeland and probably Tiler Peck

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

Best advice I’ve gotten from my teachers is never to give up

Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?

Classical tutu

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

In my free time I like to play ukelele and hangout with my siblings


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