NYC Here I Come, December 2016 (1 Image)

There was some amazing light coming in through the window on the plane.  On my way to NYC to perform Interludes: A New (Orleans) Play at Feinstein’s/54 Below.  The more I fly, the harder it gets.  I wonder why that is. Taken on iPhone 6

Ghost of The Metal Ballerina, October 2016 (1 Image)

There isn’t a day that goes by where I don’t wish that I was still dancing.  I have done a lot that I am proud of since my retirement, things that I never would have done if I was still dancing, but I still can’t help but miss it.  I am currently working as a […]

The New Me, August 2016 (5 Images)

Sometimes you have to be your own photographer when there is beautiful light, and no one else around. Earlier this summer I was diagnosed with Epstein Barr Virus, a diagnosis that I had been searching for, for over 10 years.  I began a homeopathic treatment, and a very strict diet that I have to follow for […]

FringeNYC, August 2016 (1 Image)

Moments before the final performance of Interludes: A New (Orleans) Play at the New York International Fringe Festival.  I was exhausted, but determined.  The green room was red. Taken at DROM, NYC on an iPhone 6

Dancing for Hope, July 2016 (1 Image)

I was waiting to be taken to the hospital to see someone that I love very deeply.  I had just gotten an iPhone 6 and realized there was a timer on the camera.  That was the beginning of this project.  Dancing isn’t always for joy.  In this moment I was dancing for fear, for pain, […]

Self Portrait Archives 2015: Reflections on Dead Flowers (1 Image)

Sometimes I receive live flowers after a live performance.  Eventually, the flowers always die.  What happens to a performance after it is over?  What happens to the performer?  Do I die, just like the flowers?  Or is there a new version of myself, a reflection of myself created that lives on in the audience’s memory? […]

Self Portrait Archives 2009: Renewing My Strength (5 Images)

I had just gotten home from a summer of dancing with Nashville Ballet, and had a few weeks off before heading back to the Joffrey Ballet in New York City.  My body had begun deteriorating much more rapidly at that point, and I knew my ballet career was coming to an end.  In preparation for […]