When Ballet Is Your Life, What Does Life After Ballet Look Like?
|05/26/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
For a generation of ballerinas, Wendy Whelan was a walking goddess. The former New York City Ballet principal dancer joined the company at 17, and was quickly singled out for promotion and praise. She served as a muse for multiple then-up-and-coming choreographers and would go on to have more new ballets made for her than any other dancer in the company’s history. She became the defining American ballerina of her generation.
All the while, she says in a new documentary, she was asking herself, “What the fuck is it going to be like when I can’t do this any more?”
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