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 […]