Q&A With Australian Ballerina Primrose Kern
I had the chance recently to ask Primrose Kern some questions about her amazing journey as a ballerina. Primrose is a phenomenal dancer, she takes to the stage with incredible poise and elegance. Her passion and dedication to ballet is outstanding. Below are her responses.
Q1: When did you start ballet?
I started dancing when I was 3 years old.
Q2: Where do you currently dance?
I currently dance at Claudia Dean Coaching, Atelier Australia and The Dance Company.
Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?
I have been on pointe for 6 years
Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?
I wear Gaynor Minden Pointe Shoes
Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?
I first got involved as a tiny dancer just going to baby ballet class, my mum was a dancer and she thought I was terrible when I was younger so I just went for fun and here I am😂
Q6: What is your favourite variation?
Aurora Act 3 or Swanhilda Act 3
Q7: What company would you love to work for?
Any company is a good company, so I don’t have a preference.
Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?
My favorite memory would be getting selected for the Prix De Lausanne and competing in Switzerland. It was the most amazing experience I have ever had
Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.
David Hallberg, Evgenia Obraztsova, Myriam Ould-Braham
Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?
Work Work and Work
Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?
Classical all the way
Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?
Because I am a full time I don’t much spare time, so when I do I’m doing school work and spending time with my cat