Ballet

Q&A With Australian Ballerina Kyle Yeo

I recently had the opportunity to ask Kyle Yeo some questions about her journey as a ballerina. Kyle is a fantastic dancer, she graces the stage with poise and grace. Her passion for ballet is amazing. Below are her responses.

Q1: When did you start ballet?

When I was 3

Q2: Where do you currently dance?

At Qld national ballet and Queensland ballet

Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?

For about 3-4 years

Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?

I wear grishko maya

Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?

When I was younger my mum put me in ballet cause I was fidgety

Q6: What is your favourite variation?

Swan lake odete, blue bird and sleeping beauty act 3

Q7: What company would you love to work for?

Royal ballet or somewhere in Europe or overseas

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

The friends you make along the way is an amazing memory as well as when achieving a step you have been working on or performing on stage. There are lots of memories

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

Camilla something, Svetlana

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

I get lots of good advice I can’t specify one

Q11: Advise you’d give a young version of yourself?

You don’t always have to win

Q12: Best thing about being a ballerina?

Everything!

Q13: Hardest thing about being a ballerina?

What the teachers expect from you and body image

Q14: It seems like such hard work, did you ever have days growing up where you were like “ugh maybe I’ll just pick an easier career so I can be like a normal teenager”?

Sometimes that occurs but I think of all the hard work that has already gone into it I don’t wanna just quit. I still have a teenage life. Just a little different

Q15: Classical or romantic tutu?

Ooo both

Q16: Have you ever suffered a serious injury?

No

Q17: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?

I like to hang out with family and friends and watching Netflix and shop ahha

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