I had the opportunity to ask the amazing Bronte Tanna some questions about her incredible journey as a ballerina. She is a wonderful dancer, she graces the stage so elegantly and with poise, her dedication and love of ballet is infectious. Below are her responses.
Q1: When did you start ballet?
I started song and dance when I was 2 and Ballet when I was 7
Q2: Where do you currently dance?
The Perth school of 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?
My friend had a Ballet birthday party and I thought, “hey this could be fun”
Q6: What is your favourite variation?
Sugar plum fairy
Q7: What company would you love to work for?
The National Ballet of Canada
Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?
Performing swanhilda in last years production of Copellia. I loved the character and bringing my own personality on stage
Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.
I aspire to be like Misty Copeland, who overcame all odds to become one of the most influential ballerinas alive
Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?
Your dreams will happen if you are patient and determined
Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?
Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?
Reading, drawing or singing