Joan Myers Brown *she made history as one of the first black dancers in a white company*
This picture is amazing for several reasons: She is plus sized. She is a ballerina. She is a ballerina who can do en pointe. She is far from the standard image of what a ballerina "looks" like.
Secrets | by Annie Lee
fatcandance.tumblr.com Fat Can Dance - I wish I was able to go en pointe. Beautiful dancers come in all sizes!
NYC Dance Project was created by Ken Browar and Deborah Ory, who live in Greenpoint, Brooklyn