Q&A With New Zealand Ballerina Cadence Barrack

I had the opportunity recently to ask Cadence Barrack some questions about her journey as a ballerina. Cadence is an incredible dancer, she takes to the stage with an incredible level of poise and grace. Her passion and love for ballet is unmatched. Below are her responses.

Q1: When did you start ballet?

At age 4

Q2: Where do you currently dance?

At New Zealand school of Dance

Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?

7 years

Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?

Bloch Aspiration

Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?

Through friends of mine

Q6: What is your favourite variation?

Probably Odette (white swan)

Q7: What company would you love to work for?

I don’t really mind, anywhere I can get a job.

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

Probably any chance I get to perform on stage.

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

Sylvie Guillem, Alina Cojocaru, Sarah Lamb

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

Challenge yourself and don’t give up

Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?


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

Spend time with family and friends

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