LAURA YOUNG was a company dancer in the Boston Ballet since its inception in 1965 and continues with the organization as a faculty member in its school. JANINE PARKER, also a former dancer, is an artist-in-residence at Williams College. Parker has been teaching and writing about dance for many years.
"[An] Absorbing, intimate. . . . [and] valuable memoir."-- "Keene
"At once a self-portrait, a character study of Boston, and an intimate, inside look at the art of ballet. . . . In this book, with candor and grace, Young allows us to enter the real-life world behind the one on stage."-- "Boston Globe"
"There is a compelling story here to tell, an informative story here to tell, and an astute and practical take on a dancer's life that is a must read for those involved in the dance world. "-- "NewsNotes Dance Blog"