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?
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.
Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?
“The unseen work is most visible.”
Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?
Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?
Watching hockey or hanging with my brother Christian 🙂