What is your passion?
My life as well as my passions are multifaceted.
My goal is to leave pockets of magic and whimsy and boldness in people’s lives. I hope that my public art inspires people when I’m not even there. I hope the kids that I teach and interact with look back on their time with me as proof that they can be who they are, freely and unapologetically, especially when times get rough for them. I want the public events that I’ve led, or changed, or rekindled to be remembered as a time when my community came together for fun and beautiful memories with each other.
When I photograph people, it’s not just a picture, it’s a way to see themselves in a different light. When I teach dance or perform, I want people to see the love that radiates from my soul onto the dance floor and I want them to hear the stories that I’m telling. My studio is a place to find yourself and kinship with others through creativity. When people walk into the door of my studio, I want them to walk out without the self doubt that they came in with.
I’m here to put the fire back in people’s lives, because I have plenty to spare. My mind is constantly racing with ideas and energy and creative light. It’s with me all the time and I can’t get it out into the universe fast enough. It’s important to me that I help others see that in themselves. I shake things up until people move.
Why do you love this community?
I love this community because I’ve seen the very best in it. I’m committed to help make it a place where everyone belongs in his or her own way, and where no one feels alone.
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