Q&A With American Ballerina Carrington Clark

I recently had the opportunity to ask Carrington Clark some questions about her incredible journey as a ballerina. Carrington is an amazing dancer, she dances so elegantly and with tremendous poise and beauty. Her dedication and love for ballet is unmatched.

Q1: When did you start ballet?

I started ballet when I was 8 years old

Q2: Where do you currently dance?

I dance at Charlotte ballet

Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?

I have been on pointe for 8 years

Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?

I wear Russian pointe

Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?

I just one day decide I wanted to try out ballet when I was little

Q6: What is your favourite variation?

My favorite variation is Nikiya’s Variation from La Bayadere

Q7: What company would you love to work for?

I would love to work for Washington ballet

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

My favorite memory in ballet was when I was Clara in the nutcracker, I was sitting on stage the only one there when the curtain went up and to see so many people in the audience made me so happy it gave me a rush of energy it was such an amazing moment.

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

My role models that I inspire to be like are Patricia McBride and Alina Somova

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

The best advice a teacher ever gave me was to trust myself and breathe.

Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?

Romantic tutu

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

I love to hang out with my friends and getting sushi. I also love hanging out at my house with my dogs

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