Not unlike other little girls, I wanted to be a ballerina. However, because tickets are so expensive, I have never been able to see a professional ballet company perform. Although I've grown and developed other dreams, I put seeing a full-length ballet on my bucket list for another time, when I'm older & hopefully not gray.
Journalism fell into my heart by chance. I was always fond of reading and writing, but coming to UCI, I never thought I'd be able to marry my passions: dance & journalism. However, last week, I was able to go backstage and be a witness to the ballet-in-the-works. I passed by Misty Copeland, shook Stella Abrer's hand, and stared in awe on the Segerstrom stage.Read More