Dance is telling a story

By Rosalie Anne Cabison

I dance for the same reason I need to write: There is a story to tell and it’s the best way I can tell it. I don’t consider myself an artist when it comes to dance, but moving to music is therapeutic to me in the same way as writing in a journal. A quote from Shaun Evaristo, one of my favorite choreographers, says “Let your voice be heard by saying nothing at all.”

That’s what I try to do when I dance.

This post is part of a series that explores the dynamic between passion and profession through the lens of members of the Velocity Dance Center community. See also: “Who Are You and What Do You Do?,” “Ezra Dickinson Dances a Duet with Seattle,” “The YC’s Kate Wallich: ‘A dancer is someone who dedicates their life to movement research’,“ and “Do What Feels Right and Never Look Back

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