I recently had the opportunity to ask Talia Fidra some questions about her wonderful journey as a ballerina. Talia is a phenomenal dancer, she takes to the stage with incredible poise and grace, her passion and dedication to ballet unparalleled. There is no doubt Talis will inspire the next generation of dancers as she strives and reaches her goals. Below are her responses.
Q1: When did you start ballet?
I started ballet at age 4
Q2: Where do you currently dance?
I dance at the Queensland Ballet as a young artist
Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?
I’ve been on pointe since 11
Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?
I wear Capezio Cambre and Bloch Sonata
Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?
I always danced around the house, so Mum decided to put me into kindergarten classes and I’ve never looked back
Q6: What is your favourite variation?
I love the Paquita solo variation
Q7: What company would you love to work for?
Queensland Ballet and the Royal Ballet
Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?
Dancing on stage for a youth ballet company- I just remember getting into character and enjoying the moment!!
Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.
My number one inspiration is Sylvie Guillem 😍 also love Marinella Nunez
Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?
Hard work is the key to success and to breath! I know it sound weird but it’s so important
Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?
Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?
I love spending time in the sun as much as I can – as I’m always inside !! But also love reading watching Netflix and cooking ✨