I had the chance to ask Charli Reece some questions about her journey as a ballerina. Charli is an excellent dancer, she graces the stage with poise and grace. Her dedication and love for ballet is incredible. Below are her responses.
Q1: When did you start ballet?
I started ballet when I was 2 years old
Q2: Where do you currently dance?
I currently dance at The McDonald College, which is a performing arts school in Sydney
Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?
I have been en pointe for around 3 and a half years now
Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?
I am currently wearing Bloch serene in size 3 and a 1/2 B
Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?
I first got involved in ballet because my older sister danced and I really did look up to her but after a few years of classes I eventually was old enough to realise that it was something I wanted to be doing for the rest of my life💗😊
Q6: What is your favourite variation?
My favourite variation is probably Le Corsaire, Odalisque variation 2
Q7: What company would you love to work for?
I would love to work for The Royal Ballet, just because I think they are absolutely perfect
Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?
My favourite memory in ballet was probably when in my first ever pointe class when I got my double pirouette en pointe for the very first time
Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.
My ballet role models are definitely Ako Kondo from the Australian Ballet because she has such great performance, legs + feet and Svetlana Zakharova because she is just crazy amazing
Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?
The best advice I have ever received from a teacher was to do my best and it doesn’t matter what the outcome or prize is
Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?
I’m not sure why, but I have always preferred classical tutus
Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?
When I’m not dancing I like to spend time with my friends and family and occasionally relax and watch Netflix😂😂