Ballet

Q&A With American Ballerina Nadia Foster

I recently had the chance to ask Nadia Foster some questions about her journey as a ballerina. Nadia is an excellent dancer, she graces the stage with poise and elegance. Her passion and dedication to ballet is incredible. Below are her responses.

Q1: When did you start ballet?

When I was 4

Q2: Where do you currently dance?

The school of Pennsylvania ballet

Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?

Almost 3 years

Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?

Freed classic pro 90’s

Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?

My older sister did ballet so I asked to too!

Q6: What is your favourite variation?

That’s tough but I love Sylvia, kitri is a close second

Q7: What company would you love to work for?

Pennsylvania ballet

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

Dance at the academy of music for the first time, I cried onstage, it’s just an incredible experience

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

Isabella Boylston, tiler peck, Natalie ospiova, Alex hughes, and many other pa ballet dancers

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

To truly just let go and dance for yourself, you have to be -happy and comfortable before you can portray that to the audience

Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?

Classical all the way

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

I love to knit, read and ride my bike.

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