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?
Q7: What company would you love to work for?
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