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The Injured Dancer

The stage has a way of creating a fantasy world of perfection: beautiful men and women adorned in glistening costumes dancing together in perfect unison. Off-stage is whole different story. Not only is the road to the illusion of perfection a difficult one, but it often comes with set backs. This is a story that is often discussed in dance circles, but rarely laid out for the audience: The injured dancer.
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