"How are you doing, Mama?"
"I'm good, thank you darling. You know....dancing as fast as I can!"
She looked at me smiling, then leaned over my studio table, grabbed a pencil and started sketching.
A moment or two of concentrated silence and she handed me a drawing.....
"You've often reminded us that dance is part of a 'noble education'. This is to show you I really do understand and that I'm so proud of you, Mama"
'The Dancer' by Alexandra Edwards
“Dancing in all its forms cannot be excluded from the curriculum of all noble education; dancing with the feet, with ideas, with words, and, need I add that one must also be able to dance with the pen?”