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Photography, for me, is something I can control fully. It's wholly my own expressions.
I like to do projects that challenge me, and hopefully in turn challenge the audience, or open your eyes to something you're not aware of.
Dancers are kept in a perpetual state of pre-puberty, and for young girls in particular, that type of pressure breeds insecurities.
The wardrobe is always the last piece of the puzzle. When you step into the clothing, that's the final step to figuring out that character.
I was a bit of a loner as a teenager. I never went to a single social event, because they terrified me.
Dance has such an intensity to it. You become, in a way, an intense person.
I definitely have an appreciation for fashion.
Popularity is very inconsistent. Sometimes it's there, sometimes it's not. It usually just comes in waves.
Feminism is just about equality, really, and there's so much stuff attached to the word, when it's actually so simple. I don't know why it's always so bogged down.
It's really rare as a teenager to be offered a role that actually resembles what it's like to be a teenager, because there are so many stereotypes that might be attractive to watch, but make you think: 'Who is that? Who has that life at 16?'
When I step back and look at all of these really successful people that I've worked with, one thing I do take away from it is how hard they work and how focused they are.
Although I'm not particularly troubled myself, I do have a lot of empathy for troubled characters.
You never choose the way that you're raised, it's just the way that you were raised, but you do get to a certain age where you're in a position to question the expectations of you and the way that you've been formed by your surroundings.
Even if you're independent, I think you get lonely.
As an actor you have to wait for someone to cast you, so you're relying on the business.
I get restless easily so I always want to keep working, but I am trying to pace it as well.
I got the first thing I auditioned for - a guest role on two episodes on 'All Saints,' and I don't think I had ever been that excited.
I rarely meet other young actors.
I'd love to go off to college to study photography, art history, humanities.
I've been honoured to portray such intelligent and sophisticated roles.
My mom used to have a lot of European cinema playing in the house, so I'd catch bits and pieces of films.
When you look at magazines, you feel so inadequate and so small and you feel really imperfect, when you're constantly seeing these images.
With a corset on, you can't breathe properly.
With dance, you learn to channel nerves into energy, excited energy.
As a teenager I was very anxious. I had a lot of energy and passion that I wanted to channel into creative things, and I always felt like I wasn't achieving enough.
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