Career Development Plan - Too late for me to start ballet?

by Jemma
(Queensland Australia)

Career Development Plan - Too late for me to start ballet? : -

I'm 14 and I love ballet so much, but i don't know what to do I'm so old. I just need to know if there is any hope of becoming a ballerina, and if there is what should i do. Please help


Reply by Odette

To:- Career Development Plan - Too late for me to start ballet?

Hello Jemma,

Thank you for your queries, it's lovely to hear from you.

By following my career development plan, you can see the gradual stages of what it takes to become a ballerina.

In order to become a ballerina, dancers need to train vigorously at a vocational dance school and later go on to audition for ballet companies to dance professionally.

A vocational ballet school offers a high standard of ballet training, combined with academic education.

At vocational ballet schools they do begin training dancers at the young age of 11. However, I have known many dancers not join a vocational dance school until they are slightly older, perhaps not until they are 16. So it's not too late!

If you are hoping to become a professional ballerina, then take a look through each stage in my career development plan. Gradually evaluate the steps to get an insight on what you have to do to become a ballerina.

It's great to hear you love ballet - never loose that enjoyment!

All the best


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