I recently had the chance to ask Doyoon Kim some questions about her journey as a ballerina. She graces the stage with finesse, poise and control. Her dedication and passion for ballet is incredible. Below are her responses.
Q1: When did you start ballet?
When I was 4 years old but I really think that I want to be a dancer like ballerina was when I was 8 years old!
Q2: Where do you currently dance?
Kirov Academy of ballet Washington DC
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?
When I was little I did it with my friend
Q6: What is your favourite variation?
Q7: What company would you love to work for?
Korea National Ballet
Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?
When I start first pas de deux and go out competition
Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.
Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?
Don’t get nervous or afraid before you try
Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?
Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?
I usually listen ballet music but also just pop music too and I’m looking for my leotard with online shopping!!