Ballet

Q&A With Australian Ballerina Emilee Blake

I had the opportunity recently to ask Emilee Blake some questions about her incredible journey as a ballerina. Emilee is a phenomenal dancer, she graces the stage with poise and grace. Her passion and dedication to ballet is unmatched. Below are her responses.

Q1: When did you start ballet?

I have been dancing since the age of 10 but have only don’t ballet for 4 years

Q2: Where do you currently dance?

I currently train at Ballettshule Theatre Basel in Switzerland

Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?

I stared pointe work when I was 13 so for 3 years

Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?

I wear Freed Studio Professionals

Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?

I got into a school called John Curtin were I had auditioned for the dance program but couldn’t make the final round cause I was sick so I had to go to the ballet audition and I ended up getting in so that’s when I decided to start ballet.

Q6: What is your favourite variation?

Swan Lake Odette Variation

Q7: What company would you love to work for?

Definitely Dutch National as they take tall dancers and it is an amazing company

Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?

When I was performing at Yagp New York Finals

Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.

Definitely Svetlana Zakharova and Sylvie Guillem

Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?

Train everyday harder then before and believe and achieve your end goal

Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?

Classical tutu

Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?

I love hanging out with friends, swimming in the river and eating ice cream 😂 ❤️

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