Nov 27, 2022Liked by jessica dai

This was SO beautiful and eloquent, a genuine joy to read. Thank you for sharing!!

My favorite part:

"If movement is speech, then dance is a language. If English is the Western world’s default written and verbal language, then ballet is its default language of movement. There are different dialects, to be sure — Russian, Balanchine, British. But while there might be slight variation in articulation, the building blocks of the language remain the same: an impossible turnout, a rigid spine, straight legs, pointed feet."

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Nov 26, 2022Liked by jessica dai

love this!!!

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