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 community for the love, care, and support they have shown me since my diagnosis in June 2014. I am grateful for the dance writers/bloggers who shared my story; the dancers who gave whatever they could to help with my enormous medical bills and who donated their artistry to perform in my benefit; the dance suppliers who gave me leotards and shoes; the costumers who gave me beautiful dance dresses; the photographers who captured unbelievably moving images of me; the studios that invited me to teach or perform; and most important, the dance organizations and their donors who raise money for cancer research and that help dancers who have cancer. You are all WONDERFUL and I’m very thankful to have you in my life.
Dancers Care Foundation Flexistretcher Capezio
Dance Against Cancer Footlights Dance & Theatre Boutique I’m A Dancer Against Cancer  SweetBird Productions Gaynor Minden KNKMiamiTutu.Com Holtz Photography Luis Pons Photography Beau Pearson Photography Starbound National Talent Competition Dincwear The artÉmotion Summer Intensive  Joffrey Ballet School Pirouette DesignsPerfectFit Pointe Shoe Inserts  Carolyn Rooney Richter Kelemen  Inferno Dance Dazzle Distributors Dance Spirit  Dance Informa Tendus Under A Palm Tree .com Runqiao Du  XMBphotography Lee Gumbs PhotographyVisual Concepts Photography Dancing For A Cure Yumiko

 

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