Q&A With American Ballerina Danielle Meza

I had the chance to ask Danielle Meza some questions about her journey as a ballerina. Danielle is an excellent dancer, she takes to the stage with great poise and elegance. Her passion and love for ballet is phenomenal. 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 currently dance at Inland Pacific Ballet.

Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?

I have been en pointe for about 5 years.

Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?

I currently wear Suffolk Pointe shoes.

Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?

I got involved in ballet when my mom enrolled me at the age of 3.

Q6: What is your favourite variation?

My favorite variation is Medora from Le Corsaire.

Q7: What company would you love to work for?

My dream company is San Francisco Ballet.

Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?

My favorite memory was being able to travel to Cuba and study with the national ballet of Cuba.

Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.

One of my favorite dancers is Maria Kochetkova.

Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?

Breathe while dancing

Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?

Classical tutu

Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?

With my free time I like to spend time with my family

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