10 Questions with Shawn Cusseaux

Get to know BalletX’s Independence Foundation Dance Fellow, Shawn Cusseaux in 10 questions!

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

If I could be any animal I would choose an otter, because they are cute and I could enjoy both land and water.

Where in the world do you want to visit?

Bali…I love tropical environments!

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

I enjoy physical activities like biking, hiking, and swimming, but I also enjoy cooking and am always down for a good craft project.

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

Easy question! Pizza, Egg Rolls, and Krispy Kreme Doughnuts.

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

I think I would be a Gymnast, because they are super human athletes and extremely brave. But I have also always been interested in Speed Walking.

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

I would be a veterinarian.

What is your favorite movie?

Black Panther

What is one of your pet peeves?

Not so much a pet peeve, but I am not a fan of super crowded or packed areas.

What is your favorite Philadelphia landmark?

Reading Terminal Market! I love food.

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

I have been building up the courage to Skydive one day.

July 14, 2020