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.
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