Q&A With American Ballerina Nicolette Rubel

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?

Bloch euro-stretch.

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.

Tiler Peck.

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?

Classical tutu.

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

Going to Dave and Busters

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