Blind students bring new vision to dance teaching

In dancing without sight or stability, disabled students offer dance teachers a new insight into the art form.

Image: Elancé Ballet School

Writer, comedian and disability activist Stella Young liked to say that being disabled doesn’t make you extraordinary, it’s what you do within these limitations that does.

Young, who died last year aged only 32, would have seen her words illustrated by the achievements of disabled dancers. But she would also have been thrilled to note that disabled students are enriching the art form by bringing new awareness to their teachers.

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Brihony Tulloch
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Brihony Tulloch is a content writer for Jobs Portal Watch.