Ballet

Q&A With Venezuelan Ballerina Emilia Ramirez

I had the chance recently to ask Emilia Ramirez some questions about her journey as a ballerina. Emilia is an excellent dancer, she dances with great poise and grace. Her passion for ballet is unmatched. Below are her responses.

Q1: When did you start ballet?

At age 3

Q2: Where do you currently dance?

Pembroke Ballet

Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?

4 years

Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?

Gaynor Minden

Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?

My mom took me to a ballet at Teresa Carreño

Q6: What is your favourite variation?

Bluebird

Q7: What company would you love to work for?

Teresa Carreño

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

When I had my first recital

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

Roberto Bolle, Marialena Nuñez

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

Train like a beast but look like a princess

Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?

Classical tutu

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

Go to nightclubs, hang out with my friends, reading, learning languages, playing with my dogs

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