Ballet

Q&A With American Ballerina Allison Walker

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?

4 years

Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?

Grishko allures

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?

Romantic

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

I love clean and organize my room 😊

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