It’s hard to describe the feeling of wearing point shoes or of dancing when your legs hurt after so many plies and jetes. I have always loved dance, but did not dedicate my career to it. I though admire ballerinas and dancers that fight to stay young (body & soul) and in shape, despite insecurities and injuries.
I came across this video of a dancer who sacrificed everything just to live in NYC and get the chance to dance in a ballet company. She had no home, no money, but a dream and an angel. Dancing in a parking lot while living in her car took her far.
Watch her (true) story here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GmG2PkOjzjo&feature=share