Articles from the ‘Essays’ collection

“My Story is Not Over”

Jimmy Burgess shares his long road of “making it” in dance, from a scholarship to attend Alvin Ailey, to becoming sick with diabetes and being in a coma, to partial leg amputation, to walking and dancing again.

Erin: I Practice Patience

For the past seven years, Erin has been writing in every year, describing her life in dance. This year, while dancing in San Francisco, she learned to practice patience and build sustainable personal practices.

Sydney: I’ll Never Settle

For the past seven years, Sydney has been writing in every year, describing her life in dance. This year brought opportunities to perform in New York City and her first steps as a professional.