Q&A With Australian Ballerina Chelsea Marriott

I recently had the opportunity to ask Chelsea Marriott some questions about her journey as a ballerina. Chelsea is an incredible dancer, she graces the stage with poise and grace, her passion and dedication for ballet is unparalleled. Below are her responses.

Q1: When did you start ballet?

I started Ballet 3 years ago

Q2: Where do you currently dance?

I dance at Rogerson Elite Classical Training

Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?

I have been en pointe for 2 years

Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?

Repetto La Carlotta

Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?

I was going to a jazz school and decided I wanted to improve my ballet, then I just fell in love and moved to Rogerson Elite Classical Training

Q6: What is your favourite variation?

Probably Aurora Act 3 or Kitri act 1 and 3

Q7: What company would you love to work for?

Royal Ballet

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

Yes, my favourite memory was when I started full-time… I started with my best friend and then 2 years later here I am

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

Darcy Bussel and Sara Andrlon

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

To pick which criticism goes in one ear and out the other and keep the constructive criticism that will help me to improve

Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?

Classical Tutu

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

Well I also love horses so in my free time I love doing school work and spending time with my horse

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