November 27, 2015

 Pictured are true friends in our natural habitat (nursing old injuries we previously failed to acknowledge) 

In honor of Thanksgiving, I thought I’d give a Hallmark worthy shout-out for some of the reasons I’m thankful to have dance in my life.

1. Artistic Amn...

November 22, 2015

You’re sitting in the audience and your eyes are blinded by hot pink lights and sequins not even Tinker Bell could match. A spotlight appears and out struts a drag queen complete with huge stilettos, a larger than life personality, and an age-old subject matter that’s...

November 15, 2015

When people think of dance, their minds frequently revert to the classic “bun head image.” Whenever I see a prima ballerina with her hair gelled to perfection I have flashbacks of a six-year-old mini-me being screamed at for my untamed “wispies.”

I liked the wispies tho...

November 5, 2015

Hi, I’m Leila. I hail from Knoxville, TN and am a graduate of the Tennessee Children’s Dance Ensemble. Upon graduating, I moved to Fairfax, VA to pursue a BFA in Dance from George Mason University’s Honors College. Here at Mason, my primary study is in modern, though I...

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