How many years have you been doing ballet?
I started ballet at age 4, so I’ve been dancing for 23 years now (10 of those years professionally).
What are some roles you’ve danced with Nashville Ballet?
I began dancing at Nashville Ballet in 2010. Since I’ve been here, I’ve danced Lady Fortune in Nashville Ballet Artistic Director & CEO Paul Vasterling’s Carmina Burana and Dew Drop Fairy in Vasterling’s Nashville’s Nutcracker. A few of my other favorite roles have been in Jirí Kylián’s Petite Mort and Christopher Bruce’s Moonshine and Sergeant Early’s Dream.
What’s your favorite thing about ballet?
My favorite thing about ballet is the moments captured while you’re on stage. It’s like time has stopped and you’re completely in the moment. You’re sharing something special with the other dancers and the audience that will never be recreated exactly.
What’s in your dance bag?
I use a Lululemon dance bag. Here’s what’s in it: