Dancing in College

Hi bunheads! I hope you’re having a lovely weekend so far. This is my junior year in high school, and, as you might expect, I’m already looking for colleges. I’m not one of the few lucky dancers that goes straight into the professional world of ballet without getting a higher education first, and I’m honestly kind of glad. I’m thrilled to be able to start strengthening my dancing, getting new oppurtunities, meeting new people, and majoring in two of my favorite things.


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The Mirror Image


When I look in the mirror, all I see is a fuzzy, though dancer shaped, blob in the mirror. On the rare occasion that I do wear my glasses to class or that I get to stand close to the mirror, my focus disappears. As I’ve gotten older and more advanced, I’ve spent less time dancing in the smaller studios, and now I’m dancing in the larger studios, further from the mirror. Ever since we were small children, we’ve spent our entire lives looking in the mirror, perfecting every minuscule thing.

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