Q&A With Australian Ballerina Jade Marquez

I recently had the chance to ask Jade Marquez some questions about her amazing journey as a ballerina. She is an amazing dancer, she graces the stage with poise and beauty, her passion and dedication for ballet is incredible. Below are her responses.

Q1: When did you start ballet?

I started ballet when I was 3 years old

Q2: Where do you currently dance?

I do fulltime ballet at The Conlan College

Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?

I have been en pointe for 5 years

Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?

I currently wear energetiks pointe shoes

Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?

I got involved in ballet by watching my older sister dance, I wanted to be just like her

Q6: What is your favourite variation?

My favourite variation is Gamzatti from La Bayadère

Q7: What company would you love to work for?

I would love to work for the English national ballet or San Francisco ballet one day

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

My favourite memory is meeting some amazing people who truely inspire me to dance and work hard

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

My ballet role model is Marianela Núñez as I love watching her dance as she has a lovely performance quality

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

The best advice that I have gotten from a teacher is to never give up and always work hard as that is the only way to improve

Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?

Classical tutu

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 family and friends


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