Ballet

Q&A With American Ballerina Lauren Collett

I recently had the opportunity to ask Lauren Collett some questions about her journey as a ballerina. She is an phenomenal dancer, she graces the stage with incredible poise, grace and elegance. Her passion and love for ballet is unmatched. Below are her responses.

Q1: When did you start ballet?

5 years old

Q2: Where do you currently dance?

The School of American Ballet

Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?

7 years

Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?

Freed of London

Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?

My mom signed me up for dance classes and I originally liked tap and jazz better but when I was about 7 I realized I wanted to be a ballet dancer

Q6: What is your favourite variation?

Stars and Striped liberty bell

Q7: What company would you love to work for?

New York City Ballet😍

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

Being Clara in the nutcracker

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

Suzanne Farrell and Gelsey Kirkland

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

Live in the moment and always have artistry when you dance because that’s what makes ballet so beautiful

Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?

Both

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

Have a good time with my friends and try to not think about ballet haha

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