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4th Annual No One Can Survive Alone Concert

I’m excited to announce the 4th Annual No One Can Survive Alone a fundraiser concert for Bald Ballerina The exciting day is January 14th at 2:30pm at the Smith Theater at Howard Community College. This year will be bigger and

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Whats your Wish for 2018?

Every New Year’s Eve, thousands of wishes fill the air when the ball drops on Times Square in NYC. You can add your wish to the Times Square Wishing Wall by posting it online at or on Twitter or Instagram using #ConfettiWish.

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2018 Thanksgiving

On the 4th Thanksgiving since my cancer diagnosis: I am thankful to still be alive to celebrate with my family and friends. I am thankful to receive so many prayers, messages, and letters of encouragement and donations for my medical

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iDance4aCure LA

I can’t wait to perform and assist at the 2nd Annual iDance4ACURE LA Dance Day event @Edgepac on Saturday 11/11. Come take a class with amazing choreographers and help fund childhood cancer research. It will be inspirational. This weekend was

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Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day 

Today is metastatic breast cancer awareness day. Metastatic or stage 4 breast cancer is the breast cancer that has spread beyond the breast to another organ like the bones, brain, or liver and it represents 30% of all breast cancers.

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Still Bald Ballerina

Now that my hair has grown back, many folks ask if I plan to change the name Bald Ballerina. The answer is NO. I remind them that I have stage 4 metastatic breast cancer which is incurable. My cancer could

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Thank you Dance World

I was overwhelmed when the amazing Kenny Ortega presented me with his Lifetime Achievement Award at Industry Dance Awards. To me, it epitomizes the selflessness and generosity of my fellow dancers. I will treasure it always. I am incredibly grateful to the dance

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Webb Award Nomination

I just learned the Glamour video series “Every Scar Tells A Story” that I did last summer is nominated for a Webby which is the Oscar for the internet. Each category has two winners: one is chosen by the organization and the

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Rising Star All-Star Competition

four years ago I competed in the Howard County Arts Council Rising Star Competition. It was my senior year of college and I never thought that the audience would choose me as the winner. The only other dancer to win the competition

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Gaynor Minden Foot Model

Loved being the foot model for the @gaynorminden seminar about the new Gaynor Pointe Shoes at the #atlanticdanceretailshow I also got to preview of all the new #gaynorminden products coming out later this year.

Posted in Dance, Styling