Ballet

Q&A With Australian Ballerina Mackenzie Thompson

I recently had the chance to ask Mackenzie Thompson some questions about her journey as a ballerina. Mackenzie is an amazing dancer. She graces the stage with beauty and poise, her dedication and passion for ballet is unmatched. Below are her answers.

Q1: When did you start ballet?

Age 5

Q2: Where do you currently dance?

Atelier Australia

Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?

3 years

Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?

Energetiks Sapphire

Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?

My mum operated a small ballet school when I was younger

Q6: What is your favourite variation?

Grand Pas Classique

Q7: What company would you love to work for?

Royal Ballet Company in London

Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?

Being on stage

Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.

Justine Summers

Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?

The harder you work the luckier you get

Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?

Classical tutu

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

I love to Bake

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