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?
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.