10 Questions with Blake Krapels

Get to know BalletX dancer Blake Krapels in 10 questions!

Blake, if you could be any animal, what would it be?

If I could be any animal, it would definitely be a giraffe. They are such majestic and beautiful creatures. We are both tall and have specifically long necks!

Where in the world do you want to go where you have never been?

If I could go anywhere in the world, I would choose South Africa. I would love to go on an expedition in the jungle and see all the beautiful landscapes and wildlife that inhabits the land.

What are some hobbies you enjoy when you’re not dancing?

I love photography and cinematography.

If you could only eat 3 foods for the rest of your life, what would they be?

Guacamole, Nachos & Pineapple.

If you could be an Olympic athlete, what sport would you compete in?

Gymnastics.

If you were guaranteed to be successful in a different profession, what would you do?

Naturopathic Physician. Both of my parents are Chiropractors, so I really value the use of holistic medicine to help people overcome sicknesses and ailments.

What is your favorite book?

Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer.

What are your pet peeves?

White Socks.

How many places have you traveled to?

35 places, including 7 countries in Europe.

What is something you think everyone should do at least once in their lives?

I think the most liberating experience was traveling alone through Europe. Being in an unknown country without anything but yourself forces you to dive deep and really appreciate the world and all of its beauty.

October 30, 2018