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Do an arabesque! Hope Nasse poses for her dance photos.

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15 Questions with Hope Nasse

Struggling with the balance of school, dance and her overall lifestyle, Freshman Hope Nasse is constantly on her toes.

 

MP-How long have you been dancing?

HN- I’ve been dancing since fifth grade so I guess that’s about four years now.

 

MP-How has dancing impacted your life?

HN- It’s taken a large portion of my life that’s for sure and it calms me down.

 

MP-Do you have any life goals and is dancing one of them?

HN- I want to dance professionally and be a teacher someday or open my own dance studio.

 

MP-Do you have any close friends in your dance studio? What is it like dancing with them?

HN- I Usually hang out with Bree Katz and Kira Foster, and its fun to have friends to dance with because it gives you a litte more competition and gives you someone to talk to.

 

MP-Who are your idols in your life?

HN-I’m gonna say Lady gaga, she’s a personal idol right there. And my Mamoo, Sue Nasse.

 

MP-Is Drill team different from your dance?How so?

HN-Yes it is a lot different. I feel like at my studio we are a lot more professional and strict, and in Drill Team it’s more like cheerleading.

 

MP-Out of all the dance styles which do you prefer and what dance style do you want to learn?

HN-I really love contemporary, and I really want to try hiphop even if I suck.

 

MP-Are there any conflicts with your team in dance?

HN- I really love contemporary, and I really want to try hiphop even if I suck.

Yes yes there is. They can be a little competitive at times and sometimes they are annoying.

 

MP-How long did it take for you to achieve perfect pointed toes for dance?

HN- I’m still working on it, that’s how long it’s taken me. I’ve been in dance for 4 years and I still can’t point in dance. I’m getting to it though.

 

MP-Have you ever thought about giving up, if so what was the cause?

HN- Ya I thought about giving up when my regular studio closed because they had no money. I was like well if I can’t dance here I won’t dance. It was where my favorite teachers were and my friends were too.

 

MP-Is there a balance between school and dance? If so how?

HN- I don’t there is no balance. I choose sleep, or dance, or school everyday and it’s that’s basically it.

 

MP-Does dance affect your grades in school and do they in a good or bad way?

HN- ha-ha sometimes mostly in a bad way. The classes with more homework do because I don’t have time to do homework on some days.

 

MP-What are you most proud of in dance?

HN- I have come a long way with my emotions. My teachers have told me I am very good at expressing through my facial expressions too.and i’m pretty proud of that.

 

MP-What goals do you have to improve for dance?

HN- I really want to be able to turn my feet out 180 degrees. And I want to make my arms a lot stronger because they are noodles.

 

MP-How has dance impacted your family life?

HN- I don’t see them a lot on some days because i’m at dance all the time. It stresses my mom out because she has to drive me everywhere it’s a lot of work for her.

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