Q&A With Australian Ballerina Brittany Duwner

Recently I had the pleasure of asking Brittany Duwner some questions about her incredible journey as a ballerina. She is a fantastic dancer who graces the stage with poise and confidence. Her dedication to ballet is unmatched. Below are her answers.

Q1: When did you start ballet?

I started ballet at the age of 2

Q2: Where do you currently dance?

I currently study at the New Zealand School Of Dance

Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?

I have been on point for about 8 years

Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?

I swap between 2 types. Bloch mirella and energetic sapphire

Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?

My nanny was a ballet teacher and a dancer when she was young so she took me to classes

Q6: What is your favourite variation?

My favourite variation would have to be Esmeralda

Q7: What company would you love to work for?

I would love to work for Queensland Ballet

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

My favourite memory would have been performing Snow White in my last ballet concert with Newcastle dance academy

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

Marianela Nuñez

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

Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard

Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?


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

Rest!!!! Most important thing for a dancer is rest


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