Ballet

Q&A With American Ballerina Shannon Moore

I had the chance recently to ask Shannon Moore some questions about her amazing journey as a ballerina. Shannon is a fantastic dancer, she takes to the stage with poise and elegance. Her dedication for ballet is incredible. Below are her responses.

Q1: When did you start ballet?

3 years old

Q2: Where do you currently dance?

Twin Cities Ballet

Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?

6 years

Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?

Grishko nova, 5, xx

Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?

Followed in the foot steps of my older siblings

Q6: What is your favourite variation?

Sugar plum fairy ( so stereotypical )😂

Q7: What company would you love to work for?

ABT or Ballet West

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

My first ballet teacher told me “never quit, you have something special.”

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

Maria Kochetcova

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

“The unseen work is most visible.”

Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?

Classical

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

Watching hockey or hanging with my brother Christian 🙂

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