Ballet

Q&A With Australian Ballerina Ally Champion

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?

Classical 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

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