I had the chance to ask Corinne Mulcahy some questions about her journey as a ballerina. Corinne is an amazing dancer, she graces the stage with elegance and grace. Her passion and dedication to ballet is incredible. Below are her responses.
Q1: When did you start ballet?
I started ballet when I was 6 years old.
Q2: Where do you currently dance?
I currently dance as a Trainee with The School of Pennsylvania Ballet.
Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?
I have been en pointe for about 4 years now.
Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?
The pointe shoes I currently wear are Suffolk Spotlights.
Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?
I first got involved in ballet after watching Barbie ballet movies for so long that I wanted to begin dancing myself!
Q6: What is your favourite variation?
My favorite variation is the 3rd shade in La Bayadère.
Q7: What company would you love to work for?
I would love to work for American Ballet Theater or Pennsylvania Ballet someday.
Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?
One of my favorite memories in ballet was performing alongside company members in Snow during Pennsylvania Ballets Nutcracker this past year.
Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.
Dancers who inspire me include Gelsey Kirkland, Beckanne Sisk, and many of the PA Ballet dancers I watch every day.
Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?
The best advice I have ever received from a teacher was that you should never hold back from an opportunity because you never know if you will stop receiving them.
Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?
I love both tutus equally, romantic tutus offer such beautiful movement while classical tutus are simply gorgeous and can add the perfect touch to your dancing.
Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?
In my free time, I love to bake, relax, spend time with friends outside of the studio, and watch Netflix!