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?
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