When a brain aneurysm left ballet dancer Isanusi García Rodríguez speechless and half-paralyzed almost four years ago, he seemed unlikely to walk and talk — much less dance — again. He has fought his way back and will dance at the International Ballet Festival of Miami on Sept. 10.
Melody Mennite’s first published review hurt like a punch in the gut. While dancing Clara’s solo in The Nutcracker, Mennite, then a teen, decided to sustain a balance for a few seconds. “I got greedy and held it too long and then fell flat on my face,” says Mennite, a principal dancer with Houston Ballet ... More »
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