Student Spotlight: January 2021


Monmouth Academy of Ballet’s Spotlight is shining on our ballet dancer, Amelia. She is 9 years old and in 4th grade at Red Bank Charter School, and she has trained in ballet for 5 years.

Check out Amelia’s Spotlight below!

How many hours of ballet class do you take each week?

I take four hours of classes a week.


How old were you when you started taking ballet classes?

I started taking dance class at 4 years old.

Amelia – right


What motivated your early interest in dancing/ballet?

I thought ballet was a beautiful form of movement and I wanted to do it.


What do you want to be when you grow up?

Marine Biologist.


What do you like to do when you are not dancing?

Reading, singing, and playing.

Amelia – right (2014/2015)


Why did you choose MAB as your dance school?

It was near my house and seemed high quality.


Have you participated in MAB’s Spring Performance and/or Royal Academy of Dance examinations? What would you like to tell us about those experiences?

I felt very lucky to be noticed by someone important.


What is your favorite ballet?

The Nutcracker.


Who is your favorite pop artist, composer, ballerina or danseur, and why?

My favorite artist is Demi Lovato.


Do you have additional information you would like to share with Student Spotlight?

I feel very blessed to be able to be part of this lovely form of dancing.


Stay tuned for next month’s Monmouth Academy of Ballet Student Spotlight!


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