I had the chance recently to ask Emilia Ramirez some questions about her journey as a ballerina. Emilia is an excellent dancer, she dances with great poise and grace. Her passion for ballet is unmatched. Below are her responses.
Q1: When did you start ballet?
At age 3
Q2: Where do you currently dance?
Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?
Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?
Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?
My mom took me to a ballet at Teresa Carreño
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?
When I had my first recital
Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.
Roberto Bolle, Marialena Nuñez
Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?
Train like a beast but look like a princess
Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?
Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?
Go to nightclubs, hang out with my friends, reading, learning languages, playing with my dogs