Dancer of the Month
Each month we will feature one of our amazing Ambassadors. Get to know them better.... their life, ballet dreams, favorite role and ballet, pointe shoe brand....
Discover who is the Dancer of the Month.... this month!!!!
For the month of June 2020, we would like to feature our Ambassador
MICAELA SOL BONANNO
Micaela is from Argentina, and lives in beautiful Buenos Aires. She has been dancing for 15 years, and she wore her first pointe shoes when she was only 7!!
Micaela is at present attending the Advanced Ballet Course at the Instituto Superior de Arte of the prestigeous Teatro Colon.
"I wake up every morning at 5am, and travel by bus and subway to the theatre, where my morning classes start at 7:30am. During the afternoon I generally have rehearsals with the school or with the Ballet Company, and I generally return home around 10pm. Since the month of March, and due to the pandemic, we are quaranteened. I follow a virtual ballet class every morning at 9:30am, brodcasted by our School, and afterwards I keep exercising on my own.
Hobbies: watching ballets, reading, Fcebook and Instagram, listening to music
Favorite ballet: La Bayadere
My dream role: Nikiya
Favorite female dancer: Marianela Nunez
Favorite male dancer: Herman Cornejo
Brand of pointe shoes I wear: Gaynor Minden
Hobbies: cooking, swimming, exploring and... of course BALLET!
Favorite Ballets: Don Quixote, Paquita, La Bayadere, The Awakening of Flora
Dream Roles: Nikiya, Lead Diamonds from "Jewels" and Juliet.
Favorite Female Dancer: Alina Somova
Favorite Male Dancer: Vladimir Muntagirov
Brand of Pointe Shoes she wears: Grishko Triumphs
Get to know LILLA SMITH,
Dancer of the Month!
Senior Ambassador @ Dancewear by Patricia
Our Dance Ambassador Lilla Smith is originally from New Jersey. "I trained at a small dance school, North Jersey School of Dance Arts, until I was 16." She has been living in Pennsylvania for the past three years, while training at the Rock School.
"Some of my favorite memories from my dance training are dancing Snow Queen in the Nutcracker, competing at the World Ballet Competition Finals in Orlando, Florida, and participating in Ballet West's artemotion choreographic workshop last summer."
Lilla will be relocating to Columbia, South Carolina, this fall. She is beginning her professional career in the corps de ballet of Columbia Classical Ballet. "I am really excited to be with the Company, because I love classical ballets. I am looking forward to this next chapter of my career, and I am particularly excited that Columbia Classical Ballet will be performing Swan Lake this upcoming season!
Hobbies: shopping, baking, exercising. Lilla also enjoys going to Soulcycle and yoga classes.
Favorite Ballets: Giselle
Dream role: Myrtha in Giselle
Favorite Female Dancer: Beckanne Sisk
Favorite Male Dancer: Robbie Fairchild
Brand of pointe shoes she wears: Gaynor Minden sculpted fit