As Dance Magazine editors, we admittedly spend more time than we'd like sifting through stock photography. Some of it is good, more of it is bad and most of it is just plain awkward.
But when paired with the right caption, those shots magically transform from head-scratchers to meme-worthy images that illustrate our singular experience as dancers. You can thank the internet for this special salute to dancer moods.
"I found a street with low traffic—and rent is free!"
Living that dry-shampoo life.
"If I did it once I can do it again..."
"My standing leg looks stunning, but you'll just have to imagine it."
Because sports psychology doesn't practice itself
"Yes, Debra, I have tried spotting the corner."
"What? You think I'm being dramatic? I'll show you dramatic."
We've all been that dancer in the red shirt.
"Can I get an honorary doctorate for that?"
Got an alternate caption idea? Tell us in the comments.