I recently had the opportunity to ask Allison Walker some questions about her incredible journey as a ballerina. She is a phenomenal dancer. Allison graces the stage with poise and elegance, her dedication and passion for ballet is immense. Below are her responses.
Q1: When did you start ballet?
When I was around 12 years old but not seriously until I was 15
Q2: Where do you currently dance?
Salt Lake City Ballet
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?
I love to perform and act and dancing is one way I can show different expressions and characters
Q6: What is your favourite variation?
I love Nikiya and Aurora variations
Q7: What company would you love to work for?
Mariinsky or ABT
Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?
I have a lot but probably when I competed at YAGP
Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.
I have so many but Sylvie Guillem, and Svetlana Zakharova are two of my favorites
Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?
Make every class a way to improve at least one thing about your dancing
Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?
Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?
I love clean and organize my room 😊