I recently had the opportunity to ask Rebecca Willis some questions about her journey as a ballerina. Rebecca is an amazing dancer, she takes to the stage with amazing poise and elegance. Her passion and love for ballet is outstanding. Below are her responses.
Q1: When did you start ballet?
When I was 6 years old
Q2: Where do you currently dance?
Melbourne City Ballet
Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?
Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?
Bloch Aspiration size 51/2 B
Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?
My mum took me to a ballet class
Q6: What is your favourite variation?
Q7: What company would you love to work for?
A progressing ballet company with a great atmosphere
Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?
When I had my first company performance and couldn’t stop smiling for hours after with the post show buzz.
Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.
Lucy green from Queensland ballet I grew up watching her with the Royal New Zealand Ballet
Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?
It’s not what the steps you do it’s how you dance the steps
Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?
Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?
I love the outdoors and going exploring. Seeing the worlds natural beauty