I had the opportunity recently to ask Romy Adair some questions about her journey as a ballerina. Romy is an incredible dancer, she takes to the stage with a high level of poise and grace. Her passion and dedication for ballet is phenomenal. Below are her responses.
Q1: When did you start ballet?
Started ballet at 4, but seriously working towards a ballet career at 14,
2: Where do you currently dance?
I currently dance at Ballet West, Scotland
Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?
I’ve been on pointe for 4 years
Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?
I currently wear custom Bloch pointe shoes- a mixture of serenade triple strong and sonata strong.
Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?
I love Angelina ballerina so that’s why I started
Q6: What is your favourite variation?
My favourite variation is either – Grande Pas or Gamzatti
Q7: What company would you love to work for?
I would love to work in any company! But I’m particularly interested in working in the US or in Europe.
Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?
I love doing our annual tour with ballet West, we have recently done swan lake and Giselle which is so amazing to be apart of. I am going to Hong Kong to compete in the genee in August which will be amazing.
Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.
I love Beatriz Stir-Brunell, Yasmin Naghdi, sarah lamb and Natasha Sheehan.
Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?
Your journey is separate from everyone else’s.
Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?
Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?
I love cooking vegan food, going on walks, reading and watch YouTube videos.