Ballet

Q&A With American Ballerina Sydney S

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?

Grishko 2007

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.

Tiler Peck

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?

Classical tutu

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

Go to the beach

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