Sleepovers and ballet classes; who needs more than that?
Ballet was something I always did. From as far back as I can remember, I danced ballet. It was never something I thought of doing professionally, though. It was just something I did because I liked it. I’d go to school, play
"I dreamt of being 'normal' in all the senses you can imagine", I wrote about my personal journey as I reflected on leaving the stage and point-shoes behind for a 2nd life. And as Carrie started to talk about the differentiation between ballet world and the normal world, I knew
I was going to be a doctor
NEW YORK CITY, USA - I was born on the island of Jersey, which is a ‘Peculiar of the Crown’ - part of Great Britain but operates under its own ruling. My parents were born in England but worked very hard to be able
You become what your learn
‘Show no pain’. This was the first lesson I learnt as a 9-year-old aspiring ballerina. This sentence predestinates your life. Forever. You learn that you have to perform no matter what; that if you don’t perform, you fail. You learn that nobody is interested in your