Ballet

Q&A With American Ballerina Bryn Lafferty

I recently had the opportunity to ask Bryn Lafferty some questions about her journey as a ballerina. Bryn is an excellent dancer, she takes tot he stage with incredible grace and elegance. Her passion and dedication for ballet is unmatched. Below are her responses.

Q1: When did you start ballet?

I started ballet at the age of three.

Q2: Where do you currently dance?

I currently dance at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet.

Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?

I’ve been en pointe for almost six years.

Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?

I wear Freed pointe shoes.

Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?

I got involved in ballet because my friend’s mom opened a studio near me and asked my mom to put me in it.

Q6: What is your favourite variation?

My favorite variation is probably the Fascinating Rhythm solo from Who Cares?

Q7: What company would you love to work for?

Honestly, any company that accepts me would be great but my dream companies are probably PNB, NYCB, MCB, and Boston.

Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?

My favorite memory of ballet was performing Clara or Who Cares?

Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.

One role model is Leta Biasucci because she danced at CPYB and now at PNB.

Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?

The best advice I have ever gotten was, keep working and you will surpass those that are ahead now.

Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?

Classical tutu

Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?

I like to do abdominal workouts, read, and talk to my parents because I live in a different state for CPYB.

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