I recently had the opportunity to ask Kyla Downey some questions about her incredible journey as a ballerina. Kyla is an amazing dancer, she graces the stage with poise and beauty. Her love and passion for ballet is phenomenal. Below are her responses.
Q1: When did you start ballet?
I started dancing when I was around 2-3 but I started seriously dancing when I was 11
Q2: Where do you currently dance?
I currently dance at Master Ballet Academy
Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?
I’ve been en pointe since I was 10 1/2 !
Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?
I am wearing Gaynor Minden pointe shoes and I love them !
Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?
I think my sister was a big part of me getting involved in ballet. She sparked the idea 🙂
Q6: What is your favourite variation?
My favorite variation would probably be anything from Don Quixote
Q7: What company would you love to work for?
I would love to work for The Royal Ballet ! 😍😍
Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?
Anytime I go on stage and perform is an amazing memory from ballet. I just love that feeling
Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.
Evgenia Obraztsova and Natalia Osipova. They are such beautiful dancers.
Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?
To just dance and have lots of attack on stage ! But always remember to be humble ❤️
Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?
I love romantic tutus! They are so gorgeous
Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?
I like to swim or play with my cats