Ballet

Q&A With American Ballerina Chloe Andry

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?

Classical

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.

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