Q&A With American Ballerina Sydney Poulsen

I recently had the chance to ask Sydney Poulsen some questions about her journey as a ballerina. Sydney is an amazing dancer, she graces the stage with incredible poise and grace, her dedication and love for ballet is phenomenal. Below are her responses.

Q1: When did you start ballet?

I started ballet at 10

Q2: Where do you currently dance?

I dance at international ballet academy

 Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?

I’ve been on pointe for 4 years

Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?

I wear Russian pointes

Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?

I transitioned from competition dance into ballet

Q6: What is your favourite variation?

Paquita Nine

Q7: What company would you love to work for?

Houston Ballet

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

Just performing in general

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

Soloist Alyssa Springerman from Houston Ballet and Lauren Lovette

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

hmmm I don’t know

Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?


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

Read, learn math, and bake

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