April 22, 2017

The ugly side of ballet doesn't make it on stage.

The audience isn't privy to the turned ankles, torn muscles, calloused toes and the constant push to be perfect.

For Emily Kate Long, pain and perfection have been a lifestyle for seven years as a professional dancer with Ballet Quad-Cities.

 


http://qctimes.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/big-story-ballet-quad-cities-is-an-unlikely-success/article_931916b9-0529-5603-ae76-44d928efee4c.html