Say Hello to this months Spotlight Dancers Emelia Singleton. She is a nine-year-old dancer from Grafton, West Virginia. She began dancing at age 2 and a half with Ms. Stephanie Lopez ar Movements In Dance in Fairmont, West Virginia where she has been a member of the Movements In Dance Company Kids for five years. She was awarded the title of Miss Small Fry DEA Pittsburgh in 2016 and has competed both regionally and nationally. She travels in the summers to train with balletmaster Mr. Jerry Rose in Beckley, West Virginia. Emelia has also attended The Rock Summer Ballet Intensive in Philadelphia in 2017 and will be returning this summer.
She is also an active and proud ambassador for Ballet In The City and will attend events this summer in Saratoga Springs, New York which includes amazing photoshoot opportunities, pointe shoe fittings and anyone booking a shoot between July 15th -22nd will be entered to win a DancersHaul as well as being featured on the social media accounts of Dancewear Corner and Ballet In The City. She will also be attending events in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Emelia will start fourth grade in the fall and reside with her Father, Josh, Mother, April and Brother, Clark.
She is definitely a dancer to watch but we wanted to get to know her a little better.
What is your favorite dance class to take?
Ballet, of course! I love the flowing movement.
If you didn’t have to sleep, what would you do with the extra time?
Watch more movies and stretch more.
What’s your favorite piece of dance clothing you own/ owned?
My Paris AinslieWear leotard because it’s pretty and comfortable. It also reminds me of Paris and our company dance inspired by Paris.
What songs have you completely memorized?
A Million Dreams from The Greatest Showman, You Spin Me Round by Dead or Alive, Someone in the Crowd from La La Land.
Who’s your go-to band or artist when you can’t decide on something to listen to?
Fall Out Boy. Their music has a good rhythm.
If you could perform a duet with any dancer who would it be and why?
Maria Kochetkova because she’s an amazing ballerina.
Rapid fire This or that Questions
Dog or cat?
Netflix or YouTube?
Phone Call or Text?
Ice Cream Cone or Snow Cone?
Cake or Pie?
Watching a movie at home or in the theater?
Sneakers or Sandals?
Tablet or Computer?
While watching a movie: Candy or Popcorn?