Training Ground

Training Ground

In The Wings: Jenna Nelson   At Pacific Northwest Ballet School   By Rosie Gaynor   Folks don’t always notice Jenna Nelson right off the bat. She has what Pacific Northwest Ballet School principal Abbie Siegel calls “a quiet strength.”...
Ask Amy: Easing Back After Injury

Ask Amy: Easing Back After Injury

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, VA You’re wise to want to ease back into shape, because bone injuries need plenty...
Ask Amy: Oct/Nov 2009

Ask Amy: Oct/Nov 2009

Have a question? Click here to send it to Amy and she might answer it in an upcoming issue! It seems like every other week I have a new injury: hip issues, Achilles tendonitis, back problems. I’m afraid this will stunt my career— it’s hard to improve...
Editor's Letter: A Bold Future

Editor's Letter: A Bold Future

Creating dances specifically for film has become one of the most effective ways that ballet companies have connected with audiences and kept dancers employed during the pandemic. Around the world, dance organizations are finding opportunities through digital seasons,...
Even More "Ask Amy" Advice

Even More "Ask Amy" Advice

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...

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