11 Questions with Blake Krapels

Get to know new BalletX dancer Blake Krapels in 11 questions below, and don’t miss his performance in Fall Series 2018 at The Wilma Theater, Nov. 28-Dec. 9.

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 time travel, where would you go?

I would love to time travel back to the civil rights era, and be a part of the change and push for equality.

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?


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.

Now that you’ve learned a little more about BalletX dancer Blake Krapels, don’t miss his next performance in Fall Series 2018 at The Wilma Theater, Nov. 28-Dec. 9, when Blake appears in 3 World Premiere ballets!

October 30, 2018