I recently had the chance to ask Heather Warning some questions about her journey as a ballerina. Heather is an amazing dancer, she graces the stage with incredible poise and grace, her passion and dedication for ballet is phenomenal. Below are her responses.
Q1: When did you start ballet?
At age 9
Q2: Where do you currently dance?
Cinevox Junior Company in Switzerland
Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?
Around 8 years
Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?
The Grishko Allures
Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?
I slouched a lot and ballet was to help my posture
Q6: What is your favourite variation?
Anything in Sleeping Beauty, especially in Act II!
Q7: What company would you love to work for?
RNZB, Queensland Ballet, Dutch National, all of them!!
Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?
Being on stage with a live orchestra
Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.
Isabella Boylston, Marianela Nunez, Maria Kochetkova, Svetlana Zakarova.
Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?
You never stop learning, there’s always a next layer
Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?
Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?
Exploring the world, and the underwater world, whilst taking photographs!