Interview 14 is with the absolutely amazing Suzie Q. I had the pleasure of attending a class with Suzie Q last month. She walked into the room and you could feel her positive energy, I was totally inspired after the class. The way she works with her partner Toby J is truly inspirational.
Lets hear from Suzie.
Suzie Q is an internatioanlly renowned pole teacher and performer. She recently won the title of “Best Australian Performance Artist” in the prestigious Eros Shine Awards. A frequent finalist in the Miss Pole Dance Australia competition, she is now the proud co-owner of Suzie Q Pole Studio in Sydney and creator of “PoleCandy” Australia’s only Semi-Professional level pole competition. Together with her partner Toby J, they form the stunning aerial and acrobatic duo “Allure” – Winners of the Open Pairs division of the Asia Pacific Pole Dance Championships in 2010 and featured on the 2011 season of Australia’s Got talent.
How long have you been doing pole dancing?
The moment you realised you love pole dancing?
The first time I turned myself upside down on a pole and got a huge cheer from the crowd in the club I was working in
Describe your style.
Anything were I can spin nauseatingly fast.
Tools of the trade, what can’t you live without when pole dancing?
Metho and my Spiderman cloth (a face washer with Spiderman on it). If ever you see me backstage, I guarantee I will be clutching it like a security blanket
Any hobbies or passions outside of pole dancing?
Can’t live without?
Growing up I wanted to be a…..
“An exotic dancer”… Seriously, I looked up my “memory book” the other day and that was what I wrote under “Ambitions” at the tender age of 15!
Favourite things of all time:
Movie: Tank Girl
TV Show: Glee
Album: Maybe Enya’s “Memory of Trees”
Song: Walking in Memphis
Book: Lord of the Rings
Magazine: Women’s Health
Designer: Ummm… I mostly shop at markets or thrift stores…