I recently had the pleasure of asking Anna Foley some questions about her journey as a ballerina. Anna is a fantastic dancer, she graces the stage with poise, beauty and grace. Her passion and dedication for ballet is unmatched. Below are her responses.
Q1: When did you start ballet?
When I was 6 with the Saint Louis Ballet
Q2: Where do you currently dance?
Mercyhurst University Dance Department
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?
After I saw the Saint Louis Ballet perform the Nutcracker when I was 5
Q6: What is your favourite variation?
Q7: What company would you love to work for?
Saint Louis Ballet or Paul Taylor
Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?
The first time I got fit for a tutu
Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.
Anna Pavlova and Isabella Boylston
Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?
Dance like you’re the best in the room even when you know you aren’t
Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?
Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?
Spending time outdoors!