Once Upon a Dance
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Once Upon a Dance

Once Upon a Dance is a mother-daughter collaboration. Ballerina Konora climbed the pre-professional ballet ladder up to Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Professional Division and is an apprentice with Ballet Idaho. Along the way, she danced iconic roles such as Sugar Plum Fairy and Cinderella. She danced professionally with Aspen Santa Fe Ballet and Texture Contemporary Ballet, and her past highlights include a YAGP regional first place and choreographing for Seattle International Dance Festival. Konora's mother is an award-winning dance teacher. She was honored to be recognized by her local City Council (2014) for "embodying the spirit of partnership and commitment to children in our community" for her work with young dancers. She trained at Ballet Met and The Louisville Ballet, and has breathed ballet from every angle. She's also worked in early childhood education, for non-profits supporting kids, and as a university English and dance teacher. 2021 awards and endorsements include: • PenCraft Award First Place Winner • Mom’s Choice Gold Award • B.R.A.G. Medallion Award Honoree • Independent Press Award Winner • International Impact Book Award Winner • Readers Favorite Certified Great Read • Love Reading 4 Kids Indie Books We Love • Indie’s Today 5-Star Recommended Follow Once Upon a Dance here on Amazon, @Once_UponADance, or on Facebook to hear about upcoming releases—including a dance series for preteens. Visit www.creativemovementstories.com or www.OnceUponADance.com for information about their 19 dance and movement books as well as teacher/caregiver resources.
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