I recently had the opportunity to ask Chloe Andry some questions about her incredible journey as a ballerina. Chloe is a phenomenal dancer, she graces the stage with incredible poise and elegance. Her passion and love for ballet is unmatched. Below are her responses.
Q1: When did you start ballet?
I started ballet when I was 3 years old
Q2: Where do you currently dance?
I dance at Ballerina academy of dance
Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?
I’ve been en pointe for 3 years. I started when I was almost 12 and I am now 14 years old now
Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?
I wear Gaynor Mindens. I custom order them with a reinforced shank and have the sculpted fit
Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?
Ballet was the first genre of dance I studied along with tap. I became really serious about ballet when I was about 10 years old
Q6: What is your favourite variation?
That’s really difficult to choose just one! I love Le Esemeralda and Black Swan because of the attitude and fierceness
Q7: What company would you love to work for?
I would love to be a part of Los Angeles Ballet, But I would grateful to be a part of any company. I hope to explore more options as I get older.
Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?
My most memorable moment would be performing the role of Clara in Butler University’s production of The Nutcracker in 2016
Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.
I love to watch Maia Makhatelia, Sophie Miklosovic and Dusty Button! The Tremaine Faculty inspire me so much as well.
Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?
“Acceptance is freedom” – Becky VanBriggle
Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?
Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?
I love to go shopping and sit poolside. I always plan and organise.