I recently had the chance to ask Sydney S some questions about her incredible journey as a ballerina. Sydney is an amazing dancer, she graces the stage with incredible poise and elegance, her passion and love for ballet is infectious. Below are her responses.
Q1: When did you start ballet?
When I was 2 started getting serious when I was 7.
Q2: Where do you currently dance?
Company member at Lexington Ballet
Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?
Been on pointe since I was 11
Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?
Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?
My mom put me in it
Q6: What is your favourite variation?
Stars and stripes Balanchine
Q7: What company would you love to work for?
I currently dance with Lexington ballet and love it here
Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?
Last season at Lexington ballet performing my first pas da deux in jungle book as the village girl
Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.
Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?
Early is on time on time is late and late is acceptable
Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?
Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?
Go to the beach