16 may be a bit too old to become a professional, but if you want to dance for fun then, no 16 isnt to old!! Many people start even older than that. (Late 20+) You will have an atvantage because you're old enough to understand what your teacher will be teaching and you will be able to comprehend everything! If ballet is what you want to do then go for it!
Of course! You just need determination. It might be to late to become a professional though if you are just starting.
The younger the better, Ballet dancers usually start training when they are still very young, you can be 15 and a ballet dancer. You have to just follow your dreams, be dedicated, Ballet dancing is not easy but very rewarding.
yes, with training and determination and guidance I think it very possible
For most dancers, they start dancing around 3 or 4. Although, many start later (7-8). In order to get into a ballet academy, in the hope of becoming a professional, normally you have to be under 12 years old. These strict age limits are to ensure that the dancer has enough time to develop using good technique. Despite this common barrier in the ballet world, many professional dancers have become famous, having started ballet late in life. For example, Misty Copeland started ballet at the age 13 in a girls and boys club. But, keep in mind, most of these dancers had all the right characteristics to succeed, ie good feet, flexible, mental focus, lean body structure and passion! So, overall, if you want a chance to becoming a professional dancer (assuming everything else works out), you should probably start at the latest age of 8. Some others may say earlier or later. Ballet academies will have different opinions, but it is never too late to start dancing simply for the joy of it! :)
Hi There, It is absolutley not too old to start ballet at 11. I started ballet in 2001 when i was 12 and now I am in the New Zealand school of dance. Good Luck =)
well to do a course of royal academy of dance, you can start to learn before you start school (2-3 years old). i do RAD ballet at a normal local dance school and to start you don't have to know anything about ballet. BUT to get into the original school in London you have to qualify to be a professional, so YES in that case you do have to be very GOOD! =] hope this helped =]
if u want to become a dancer (in ballet) audition for a professional academy. through these academys, you might be abled to preform with a company.. hope I've helped a bit..
I started ballet when i was 14 and i was completely inexperienced, and now i am 16 and a professional. :) with heaps of hard pratice probs it will take you bout 1-2 years. GOOD LUCK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
No, 15 isn't too old to start/re-start but its more that it is easier when you have started ballet at a young age because your body is more attuned to the physical pressures of ballet. But if you have done ballet it shouldn't be too bad and at least you'll have some sort of idea of what you are doing! :D
well with ballet you should start before you 20. And boys are put off by tutus and things like that when they are young. So by the time they are 20 and realise that ballet is not JUST for girls then they willl consider it. But they probably won't become a pro since they are quite old. BUt they might!
no it is a great age to start, go for gold
you can start ballet at any age there are classes for 2 year olds all the way up yo adult. It is a common misconception that you have to be young to start ballet, i started when i was 13 and now im en pointe and as good as my friends how have been doing it since they were four. so please dont be put off by your age ballet is wonderful no matter how old you are !! :)
It's never to late to become a gymnast. Just start, unless you can't commit then there is no point in it. No time, nothing learned.
Absolutely NO person is too old to start ballet, unless you are 50+ and unable to move your body in the different positions. There are many pro dancers that started ballet in middle-collage age. Hope i helped(: <3, Marissa
Twelve is a good age to start ballet.
you can start ballet at 15 and move on to pointe but it will take a couple of years until u are strong enough to go on hope this helps :)
anything is possible if you put your mind to it
The age most Ballet dancers should start pointe danceing is from 11 to 13 years old. If you start pointe too young, you could break your foot It also depends on how well your ankle support is. If you don't have good ankle support you could break your foot easily. I had a question about the answer on the top. I am 11 years old and i have had ballet experience since I was 3 years old. I went to 7 ballet schools they all had mixed opinions. 5 of the schools said I should start pointe at 15 and 2 of the schools said I should start pointe at 12. And my old ballet school said that I should start pointe at 11. What do you think?? Thank you! :)
I would say about 6 or 8 years old.
No, not at all. If you think you are ready physically and mentally then I say go for it. You think you are flexible enough so start ballet. You have an opportunity to start a new skill. Don't let this opportunity slip out of your hands. Good Luck!
If your not looking to become a professional just for recreation purposes then 13 is fine. But they say that if you do too much before you finish growing, it could stunt your growth. But that's if you're a professional
Yes, but you'll have to work really hard to catch up.