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Pictures Talk: Four

In response to an article in the Huffnington Post (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jean-davidson/american-dance-companies-models_b_1797659.html), I felt it necessary to give some added voice to the dance community.  

Why do I feel that sometimes the life of a dancer is about proving that we have a valuable gift to contribute to our society?  The sheer vulnerability, work ethic, and dedication we give to our fine art is no less (and possibly greater) than a professional athlete's yet our compensation and validity in society is taken for granted.  Come on world!  This is the stuff that nourishes your soul.  

Pictured here is Annmaria Mazzini in Paul Taylor's Mercuric Tidings.  How can we say no to this?  Image