I had the opportunity recently to ask Ivana Bueno some questions about her journey as a ballerina. Ivana is a phenomenal dancer, she graces the stage with incredible grace and elegance. Her passion and love for ballet is unmatched. Below are her responses.
Q1: When did you start ballet?
When I was 5 years old
Q2: Where do you currently dance?
I will join the English National Ballet in August
Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?
For like about 10 years
Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?
Freed studios or So Danca
Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?
Because I went to a ballet class and I was doing it as a hobby but after I felt in love with it and I decided I wanted to do that forever
Q6: What is your favourite variation?
Esmeralda😍 or Kitri
Q7: What company would you love to work for?
English National Ballet
Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?
My graduating end of the year Gala with the Academy Princess Grace
Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.
Marianela Nuñez and Jurgita Dronina
Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?
To enjoy every time that you are on stage and always work hard to get want you want
Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?
Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?
I like to spend time with my friend or if I am very tired I love to watch tv series