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Raising the Barre: Big Dreams, False Starts, and My Midlife Quest to Dance the Nutcracker (Compact Disc)

Lauren Kessler

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Title: Raising the Barre: Big Dreams, False Starts,...

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When Lauren Kessler was twelve, her ballet instructor crushed not just her dreams of being a ballerina but also her youthful self-assurance. Now, many decades and three children later, Kessler embarks on a journey to join a professional company to perform in The Nutcracker. Raising the Barre is more than just one woman's story; it is a story about shaking things up, taking risks and ignoring good sense, and forgetting how old you are and how you're "supposed" to act. It's about testing limits and raising the bar(re) on your own life.

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Lauren Kessler is a journalist and the author of several books, including Raising the Barre, Counterclockwise, and the Oregon Book Award winner Stubborn Twig. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Los Angeles Times Magazine, and O: The Oprah Magazine. She lives in Eugene, Oregon, with her family.

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