I recently had the chance to ask Madeline Colesano some questions about her amazing journey as a ballerina. Madeline is an incredible dancer, she graces the stage with poise, confidence and elegance. Her passion and dedication for ballet is impeccable. 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 Atlantic Coast Academy of Dance.
Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?
I have been en pointe for about 7 years.
Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?
I currently wear Russian Pointe shoes.
Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?
I first got involved in ballet when my mom decided to sign me up for classes.
Q6: What is your favourite variation?
My favorite variation is anything from Raymonda.
Q7: What company would you love to work for?
My dream company is ABT.
Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?
My favorite moment from my previous years dancing is performing as Swanhilda in Coppelia.
Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.
One of my favorite dancers is Dusty Button.
Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?
The best advice I have received is to breathe while dancing.
Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?
Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?
In my free time I like to relax or hang out with my friends.