Emily Dunkle has been dancing with us now for three years. She takes every genre of dance and is a member of our Sparklers Team as well as our Prodigy Program. We asked Rachel a series of questions to get to know her better as an artist. Here are her responses!
What grade are you in and what school do you go to? 4th Grade at Clarion-Limestone
What is your favorite thing about CCA?
My teachers. They are very talented and make me work hard and challenge me.
What is your favorite genre of dance?
Lyrical, although that was hard to answer. I love them all!
Who is an Artist that inspires you?
Michaela DePrince, a professional ballerina from Sierra Leone adopted to America. Check out this interview with her from BBC Sport! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qwy8lKy3pdQ
What is your favorite memory at CCA? Staying up all night at the annual Sparkler lock-in!
In honor of our Recital theme for this year, what is your favorite book or story?
Books by Grace Lin
Are there any achievements at CCA that you are particularly proud of?
Earning Sparky pins. And I was looking forward to my first competition in Cleveland this year before it was canceled due to COVID-19. Hopefully I'll get to go next year!