Ballet

Q&A With American Ballerina Madeline Colesano

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?

Classical 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.

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