I had the chance to ask Nicolette Rubel some questions about her journey as a ballerina. She is a fantastic dancer who is incredibly dedicated to ballet. Below are her answers.
Q1: When did you start ballet?
I started when I was 7.
Q2: Where do you currently dance?
New Jersey Ballet
Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?
8 years en pointe.
Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?
Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?
My mother signed me up.
Q6: What is your favourite variation?
La bayadre nikiya death.
Q7: What company would you love to work for?
New York City Ballet.
Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?
Performing the waltz of the flowers and seeing one of my students just enjoying themselves at the show.
Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.
Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?
Only about yourself. You are on your journey at your own pace.
Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?
Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?
Going to Dave and Busters