I recently had the opportunity to ask Breigh-Ellen Marie some questions about her journey as a ballerina. She is wonderful dancer, she graces the stage with poise and grace. Her dedication to ballet is immense. Below are her responses.
Q1: When did you start ballet?
I started ballet when I was 2
Q2: Where do you currently dance?
The McDonald College
Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?
Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?
Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?
My family owned a local ballet studio so I was placed into classes as soon as I could walk
Q6: What is your favourite variation?
Q7: What company would you love to work for?
Bolshoi, ABT anywhere good really
Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?
Performing the 1st shade solo in my school’s pre professional production of La Bayadere and completing all the releves for once😂
Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.
Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?
To work with what you have
Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?
Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?
Reading and spending all my money