I had the opportunity recently to ask Jade Mitchell some questions about her jounrey as a ballerina. Jade is an excellent dancer, she takes to the stage with incredible poise and elegance. Her passion and love for ballet is infectious. Below are her responses.
Q1: When did you start ballet?
6 Years old
Q2: Where do you currently dance?
Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School (VCASS)
Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?
Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?
Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?
Begged my mum to take me to class😂
Q6: What is your favourite variation?
Aurora act 3
Q7: What company would you love to work for?
The Royal Ballet, however I am open to all companies
Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?
Performing Waltz girl in Serenade
Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.
Marianela Núñez, Natalia Osipova & Alina Cojucaru
Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?
‘Never be afraid to fail’
Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?
Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?
I love cooking healthy recipes, walking, hanging out with friends!