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The Australian ballet is a classical ballet company that tours nationally and internationally It is a multi-million dollar business with an artistic and a business side Threes much more to ballet than the dancers you see on stage The drive to dance started inside me in childhood and has been there ever since I entered the company straight from ballet school to join the corps de ballet Here I learnt more about stagecraft and picked up helpful tips on performance and make-up from older dancers Moods such as sadness surprise or happiness are expressed through the movents and through mime I can remember when I performed for the very first time I can remember taking on a number of roles within the one production changing role from one performance to the next This was meant reduce injury and strain and was also to give me a wide experience as well as different perspectives of the ballet Thats around how many the company wear out each year A dancer can go through 3000 pairs of shoes in a career I think I went through around a 500 As a dancer I did wear point shoes which have hard leather soles and a firm block for the toes to fit in For the shoes Can you imagine a mountain of 10000 shoes I didnt go home with a book of steps to practice a ballet the way a pianist has a book of music pieces I had to memorize the movements It takes about half an hour to teach a four-minute solo but teaching 35 swans in Swan Lake takes much longer While I was performing a ballet in the evenings the next day I was rehearsing for the next ballet so I had to remember even more roles A day at the company went something like this I check a noticeboard every morning to find the roles that I am to dance in and which studios
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