I recently had the opportunity to ask Alexis Workowski some questions about her amazing journey as a ballerina. Alexis is an incredible dancer, she graces the stage with poise and grace, her passion and dedication for ballet is unmatched. Below are her responses.
Q1: When did you start ballet?
I started ballet when I was 2 1/2
Q2: Where do you currently dance?
Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?
3 1/2 years
Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?
Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?
My Mom is an amazing dance teacher so she wanted me to try dance and I absolutely loved it so I told her I wanted to continue taking classes.
Q6: What is your favourite variation?
Probably Giselle variation or any of the kitri variations, just cause I love to play different characters.
Q7: What company would you love to work for?
I would love to work for Houston Ballet
Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?
I don’t have a favorite memory because they are all so great but one in particular would be winning 1st place at YAGP
Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.
I absolutely loveeeee Svetlana Zakharova
Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?
“If people are talking bad about you behind your back, it’s because you must be doing something right”
Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?
Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?
I love to bake and draw
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