I recently had the opportunity to ask Ashley Lew some questions about her phenomenal journey as a ballerina. Ashley is an amazing dancer, she takes to the stage with incredible grace and elegance. Her passion and dedication to ballet is unparalleled. Below are her responses.
Q1: When did you start ballet?
At the age of 3
Q2: Where do you currently dance?
Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?
Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?
Russian Pointe rubins
Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?
When I was 4 I watched sleeping beauty and fell in love!
Q6: What is your favourite variation?
Every variation is my favorite! 😂
Q7: What company would you love to work for?
I love so many companies. It is too hard to pick one!!! In Europe Marinsky, English National, Royal Ballet, Bolshoi. In America ABT, Houston ballet, sf & NYCB
Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?
When I was 13 & spent the year at Princess Grace Academie
Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.
Lauren Cuthberson, Svetlana Yuryevna & Fabrice Camels
Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?
Be kind to everyone the ballet world is small- Christina Lyon
Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?
Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?
I love being with my family, being in nature, Shopping, Disneyland & so much more! 😂