I recently had the chance to ask Kavita Gupta some questions about her journey as a ballerina. Kavita is an excellent dancer, she graces the stage with poise and grace, her passion and dedication for ballet is amazing. Below are her responses.
Q1: When did you start ballet?
4 years ago
Q2: Where do you currently dance?
The ABT JKO School
Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?
About 2 years
Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?
Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?
I went to see Swan Lake when I was 7, and I begged my parents for 3 years to let me take classes
Q6: What is your favourite variation?
Hard one!! I guess I would say Medora’s Act 2 variation
Q7: What company would you love to work for?
Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?
Getting my first pair of pointe shoes!
Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.
Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?
It’s okay to take breaks sometimes! I am a perfectionist and tend to overwork myself, so this is something that I have to remind myself of.
Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?
Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?
Watch ballets on YouTube