Interview with the Company

Interview with the Company

Becky Miles | Apprentice

What first made you want to dance?
When I was 5 my dad sat me down in front of Riverdance. I thought it was magic and wanted to have a piece of it.
 
Favourite style of dancing?
Fluid/athletic contemporary
 
Do you have a Party trick?
I can do a really good impression of Elmo
 
What’s your motto?
It changes daily, but today: ‘If you want something you’ve never had, then you’ve got to do something you’ve never done’
 
Favourite lyric or quote?
‘In these bodies we will live, in these bodies we will die, where you invest your love, you invest your life’ Awake My Soul: Mumford & Sons
 
What skill would you love to have other than dancing?
I want to be able to sing so bad!
 
Dance bag must have?
Deodorant
 
Favourite exercise outside dance?
Gymnastics/anything highly physical
 
Advice for budding dancers?
If it’s something that you need to do, don’t give up
 
Favourite song to dance to at the moment?
Cheryl Cole and Tinie Tempah – Crazy Stupid Love
 
Favourite colour?
It changes, but it’s either yellow, aqua marine or the nice shade of pink
 
Favourite season?
Summer
 
What is your favourite part of a dance class?
Anything coming from the corner that involves jumping, turning or travelling through the space.
 
If you could have any superpower what would it be?
The ability to make people feel happy about themselves
 
What would you name the autobiography of your life?
Sunshine and Showers
 
If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would it be?
New Zealand, because that’s where my sister lives at the moment
 
When was the last time you were really nervous?
When I had an audition for a job at the Barbican Theatre
 
What story does your family always tell about you?
When I was younger I went a whole week singing to people as opposed to talking.
 
What keeps you going when times get tough?
My family and Dan
 
What would you like people to remember about you?
I tried to be a good person and made a positive contribution to the world in whatever way I could.
 
What luxury item could you not live without?
Lipstick and lipgloss

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