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Q&A Friday

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Q&A Friday

by: Sophia Ortega Welcome back to Q&A Friday! Today our Ambassador is 25-year-old Katie Pilone. Attending Butler University was only the beginning for this dedicated dancer. Read more about how her rigorous training led to success.   Where do you currently train? I received my dance training at the Otto M. Budig Academy of Cincinnati Ballet. I continued my training at Butler University’s ballet program. I also received training at summer intensives like American Ballet Theatre, Boston Ballet, BalletMet, and Kansas City Ballet. I’ve spent the last two years with the Oklahoma City Ballet Studio Company. I am excited to...

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Q&A Friday

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Q&A Friday

by: Sophia Ortega Welcome back to Q&A Friday! Today our Ambassador is 15-year-old Grace Curry. A lover of Russian Pointe, ABT, and growing at her own pace, Curry has a bright future ahead of her. Read below to see what she has to share.   Where do you train? I train at A&A Ballet in Chicago, Illinois. What pointe shoe do you wear and why? I wear Russian Pointe Bravas. I love wearing Russian Pointes because I feel like they  give me a lot of support and stability while I’m dancing. I also like how they feel on my feet. ...

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Q&A Friday

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Q&A Friday

by: Sophia Ortega Happy Q&A Friday! Our first Ambassador in this new series is Holley Johnson. Besides ballet, 18-year-old Johnson is passionate about pursuing her college degree and engaging in issues surrounding social justice. Read below to find out more about this talented ballerina.   Where are you from? I am from Whidbey Island. It is a little island outside of Seattle, Washington. What pointe shoe do you wear and why? I wear Russian Pointe Rubins because I feel very supported. Also, the tip of Rubins are nice and flat which helps me with turns and balance. Who is your...

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