Q&A With American Ballerina Ashley Lew


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?

5 years

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! 😂

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