Ballet

Q&A With American Ballerina Avery Davis

I had the chance to ask Avery Davis some questions about her journey as a ballerina. Avery is a fantastic dancer, she graces the stage with poise and grace, her dedication and passion for ballet is unmatched. Below are her responses.

Q1: When did you start ballet?

I started ballet at 2.5 but at that time you know it’s just waving wands and being in butterfly position

Q2: Where do you currently dance?

I currently dance at Charlotte Ballet

Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?

I have been en pointe for 7 years

Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?

I currently wear Suffolk’s

Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?

My mother thought I had too much energy

Q6: What is your favourite variation?

Kitri

Q7: What company would you love to work for?

Really anywhere

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

I think the first time I danced in the Charlotte ballets nutcracker was kinda magical for me

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

I love Patricia McBride because she is one of my teachers and Is just fabulous

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

You can only be your best so don’t compare yourself just be a better you

Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?

Classical all the way

Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?

Hang out with friends or my pups

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