The feeling of standing behind the curtains, feeling the warmth of the stage lights, the rush of adrenalin through your body, the tightness of your leotard and tutu, and the stiffness of your pointe shoes.
Delicate, lithe limbs and satin-encased feet are an unusual match for concrete sidewalks strewn with trash, but Paris-based photographer Little Shao (aka Thinh Souvannarath) unites the two in his dance-inspired photo series that we spotted on Cuded.
This is Lucy Vallely showing us the most amazing dance pose on this Board. So effortless, so perfectly straight. And she is not holding her leg up with her arm! A natural dancer ever since she was 2 years of age.