Charles Martin joined Kansas City Ballet in 2007 just in time to celebrate Kansas City Ballet’s 50th Anniversary. He’s now in his 11th season with the company.
Q: WHEN DID YOU START DANCING?
A: My mom owned a dance studio and I was always there dancing around, so I started classes at age 3.
Q: WHAT DO YOU ENJOY MOST ABOUT BEING A DANCER?
A: Getting to express things that words can not.
Q: DO YOU HAVE HOBBIES OR SPECIAL INTERESTS?
A: I love doing hair and makeup!
Q: DO YOU HAVE A PERSONAL MANTRA?
A: Work hard, even when it’s hard work.
Q: IF YOU FIND YOU HAVE AN UNEXPECTED HOUR FREE, WHAT WOULD BE YOUR IDEAL WAY TO SPEND IT AND WHY?
A: Meditating, stretching or taking a nap.