Written by Jacob Ibrag
First time. Collect yourself,
breathe. Hear your name. Walk up
to the stage. You feel weak. Blinding
lights. Concentrate. Stare into the crowd.
Dedicate this dance. Tear your walls down.
Vent. Invite them in. They take part in
your raw emotion. Standing ovation.
This is real. This is your purpose.
Photography by James Woodley