Ballet

Q&A With American Ballerina Caroline Vanderloo

I recently had the chance to ask Caroline Vanderloo some questions about her journey as a ballerina. Caroline is a fantastic dancer. She graces the stage with poise and grace. Her passion and love for ballet is excellent. Below are her responses.

Q1: When did you start ballet?

I started ballet when i was 3 but started seriously when I was 11

Q2: Where do you currently dance?

I currently dance at the Anna Marie Dance Studio but over the summer I train at the School of Pennsylvania Ballet

Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?

I have been en pointe for about a year

Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?

I currently wear russian pointe rubins

Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?

My grandmother enrolled me in classes hoping it would end my clumsiness

Q6: What is your favourite variation?

My favorite variation is Kitri act 3

Q7: What company would you love to work for?

My dream company would be ABG

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

My favorite moment would be learning/ performing the battle scene in The Nutcracker as Clara

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

Two of my role models would be Michaela Deprince and Ashley Bouder.

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

My best advice would probably be to not get frustrated when you’re struggling to master a skill. sometimes you just need to step back, work on something else, and then come back to it

Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?

Classical tutu

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

In my free time i enjoy reading, playing board games with my family, and spending time with friends

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