ALLANAH MARIE #WHYIDANCE

Carly Webber - Film & Strobe Portraits of Ballet Dancer Allanah with Kodak Portra 160 pushed film

Allanah Marie. Dancer. “My dance career ended because I was at a crossroads. My teachers were encouraging me to progress into auditions and eventually sit my Solo Seal with the RAD, however my hip injury hindered my progression as a dancer, and it was only getting worse. I could either have surgery on it to then audition for a dance company and continue my training; or move on to something...

EDEN #WHYIDANCE

Eden McAuliffe. Dancer. “There is so much stereotype surrounding dancers. I know from experience how tough it can get, especially when you’re younger. You’re gonna cop it. You’ll have those spells where you get bullied for doing dance. But if you love it, you just have to ignore it and push though. A lot of dance schools are not set up to cater for boys, which doesn’t help. You know,...