“The Future of Ballet in the City Looks Exciting and Vital to the Next Generation,” Says Bethany Kingsley-Garner

Published June 8, 2017 by kitlat

I love a great ballet dancer interview. This post from Ballet In The City balances the right amount of text and imagery. The questions don’t make you roll your eyes either. Call me jealous. Or Ishmael. Just don’t call me Betty or Al.


image4 (2) Scottish Ballet Principal Ballerina Bethany Kingsley-Garner. Photo by Rimbaud Patron

Bethany Kingsley-Garner learned of her promotion to Principal with the Scottish Ballet while onstage, and calls it one of the most memorable moments of her career. “Hearing the audience applaud with tears streaming down my face, it’s a moment that will last forever,” she said of the occasion. During her question and answer session, Kingsley-Garner discussed not only her on-stage promotion, but other major career milestones, her excitement to work with Ballet in the City, and walked us through a normal day in the life of a professional dancer.

bethanykgBallet in the City: Let’s start with learning a little about how your dancing career got started. How old were you when you began dancing ballet, and what initially sparked your interest in ballet?

Bethany Kinglsey-Garner: From as young as I can remember, we had classical music playing at home. My…

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