Transforming Loss Into Opportunity
These Colorado dancers turned loss into opportunity
For many dancers, the spring of 2021 brought the long-awaited return to the person performing they had dreamed of since the coronavirus took over the world last year. For others, the impact of the pandemic was too devastating for their companies to recover.
This became a reality for dancers at the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet when the company announced in March that it would disband after 25 years.
"It was devastating, because it was the company of our dreams and we were living that dream," says Laurel Jenny Winton, former Aspen Santa Fe Ballet dancer. Winton says the loss has also hit the Aspen community hard. "A lot of people were very upset," he says. "I realized how important it was to everyone besides us."
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