Isadora Duncan was, in her own peculiar way, one of the most influential personalities of the 20th century. Not only did she usher in a new conception of dance, but she embodied the turn-of-the-century ideal of turning life itself into art. Her personal life was at least as theatrical as her performances, and much more […]Read more "“Isadora” by Amelia Gray"
I was going to take a break from posting reviews for a couple of days, in order to avoid burning myself and everyone else out, but in a stunning display of my basic nature as an over-achiever, I just pledged to read and review 200 books on Goodreads this morning. Whether that was an act […]Read more "“Off Balance” by Terez Mertes Rose"
We all know about ballerinas whose stories are exceptional. But what about those are aren’t principal dancers? What about the ones who don’t struggle up from unusual circumstances to become household names? What about the ones who do everything by the book and dedicate their lives to ballet only to remain in the corps for […]Read more "“Outside the Limelight” by Terez Mertes Rose"