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'I was a teenager Riverdancer'

'I was a teenager Riverdancer'

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/04/arts/dance/riverdance-25th-anniversary.html

When the question "what do you do?" comes up with people I've just met, I know it won't be long before I need to make a delicate calculation. I usually explain that I'm a dance critic, and that I used to dance professionally.

Do I tell them? Is it worth it? If I'm feeling resilient, ready for any of the reactions that might come next — laughter, surprise, feigned admiration, real admiration, an impression of Michael Flatley — I brace myself and dive in:

"I was in 'Riverdance.'"

As reported on the NEW YORK TIMES website - READ MORE

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