An NYC Ballet soloist is saying “I Am Enough” in a groundbreaking new video released in celebration of National Coming Out Day.
Mirroring the style of Sia’s Elastic Heart music video, I am Enough premiered on Daphne Willis’s Youtube page as her stunning track of the same name, accompanies the profound and moving video, which conveys a lesbian couple overcoming the mental health issues and homophobia that come between their relationship.
“I Am Enough” is a dance film starring NYC Ballet Soloist Georgina Pazcoguin and Skye Mattox (from Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story, Broadway’s On the Town and granddaughter of infamous jazz choreographer, Matt Mattox) choreographed by Adriana Pierce (New York Choreographer’s Institute Alumni) and directed by Victoria Duncan.
The video sets a precedent for queer representation in the often homogeneous ballet world in a way that has never been seen before.
Speaking about the project the director Victoria Duncan said “Our goal is to expand LGBTQ representation in the ballet world where such portrayals are rarely seen. We hope this inspires hope and self-acceptance on this National Coming Out Day.”
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