Brady Allen

Posted by Paige Bluhdorn

Where were you born? 

I was born in Pleasantville NY.

Who are your favorite ballet dancers both male and female? 

My favorite ballet dancers are Wendy Whalen and Mikhail Baryshnikov.

Who are favorite teachers?

My favorite ballet teacher I have had are my home studio teacher Marie Lorene Fichaux. Some of my favorite teachers are Margie Grunvig, Janet Popeleski, and Chris Budzynski.

If you could choose a role which ballet would you like to do? 

If I could choose a role I would like to be the Black Swan from Swan Lake.

What kind of point shoes do you use? 

I was wearing Suffolk Stellars for around two years and about two weeks ago I changed to Grisko 3007.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

In 5 years I would really like to either be an apprentice in a company or be part of a company other than an apprentice.

What role did your mother play regarding your ballet choices? 

My mom is a really important part of my dance career. She really helped me push through all of my rough patches and so I can continue to do what I love. She helps me get to the place I want to be and continues to support me through everything.  

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