If you ask experts in the performance industry, they’ll tell you that one of the best ways to book work in 2022 is to post content online for casting directors and agencies to see. Even better? A dance reel that demonstrates your skill in a variety of genres. Unfortunately for me, the last legit video […]
Tag: chronic illness
When I was a young dancer, a teacher once told me that a day off in dance was like a week off in any other passion. Although this is a myth that’s been debunked, those words have still haunted me every day for the past nine years.
As I finished my last grueling medical treatment just over a year ago, my doctor said something to me: “Your body has stuck with you through a lot. Do something special with your life to show your gratitude.” For nine years I have struggled with the debilitating effects of chronic Lyme disease. Now, as my […]
For many people, the isolation and heightened attention to contagion of the past several months has been a shocking detour from their routines. For some of us with disabilities or chronic illnesses (CI), however, the able-bodied world is beginning to meet us where we are. Although many disabled communities were previously finding social interaction online, […]