I had the chance recently to ask Ally Champion some questions about her journey as a ballerina. Ally is an incredible dancer, she graces the stage with poise and elegance. Her passion and dedication for ballet is phenomenal. Below are her responses.
Q1: When did you start ballet?
I started ballet when I was 3
Q2: Where do you currently dance?
I currently dance at Queensland National Ballet school
Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?
I have been en pointe for 5 years
Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?
I wear Grishko pointe shoes
Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?
My Mum was a ballet dancer so she enrolled me when I was little
Q6: What is your favourite variation?
My favourite variation is tchaikovsky pas de deux
Q7: What company would you love to work for?
My dream company is ENB
Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?
My favourite ballet memory is my European audition tour
Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.
My role models are Evgenia Obraztsova and Maria Kotchetkova
Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?
The best advice I’ve been given is to relax and enjoy my dancing and not to stress about being perfect. To dance because I love it and not get so caught up in how perfectly I perform
Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?
Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?
In my free time I love cooking and making new recipes!! I also love going to the beach