Ballet

Q&A With Australian Ballerina Jade Mitchell

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?

5 Years

Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?

Capezio (developé)

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?

Classical 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!

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