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Published August 3, 2015
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Our very own advice columnist, former Suzanne Farrell Ballet dancer Amy Brandt, recently did an interview for the ballet podcast Balancing Pointe. In it she shares her personal—and not entirely traditional—journey through the professional ballet world, and her words of wisdom for aspiring dancers. (Faithful "Ask Amy" readers know just how wise Amy's words are.)

Published February 4, 2010
Suzanne Farrell Ballet dancer Amy Brandt answers your questions about audition strategies, improving the look of your feet and more.more »

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Published December 16, 2009
I just found out I fractured my talus (ankle) and can’t dance for 4-6 weeks. How should I ease my way into dance after my doctor gives me the okay?―Emily, Winchester, VAYou’re wise to want to ease back into shape, because bone injuries need plenty of time to heal. I had a fractured ankle once,…more »
Published November 20, 2009
Suzanna Farrell Ballet dancer Amy Brandt answers your questions about auditions, demi-pointe and the most strategic training routes.more »