Author Archives: Amy Brandt

About Amy Brandt

Amy Brandt is a dancer with The Suzanne Farrell Ballet.

The Ins and Outs of Sickling and Winging

We’ve all seen that photo: an otherwise lovely dancer, posed in first arabesque, with a glaring blemish at the end … Continue reading

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Breathtaking Bourrées

When I was a young ballet student, I used to pop in my favorite video of Giselle and quickly fast-forward … Continue reading

Posted in Ballet, How To

Partnering for Newbies

You’re at a summer intensive, taking your first pas de deux class—ever. Your palms sweat as you grasp your partner’s … Continue reading

Posted in Ballet, How To