There you have it. 2017 was the year I did more than ever. Crossed the Atlantic. Fell out of love. Broke old habits. Made new commitments. To say the least, I had a kickass time... but I also learned a lot, about the world and myself. SO, with that I bid you adieu. It’s time for a break from this page – a mental health break. This might last a year, a month, a week, or even just a day. But that do
NOVEMBER / DECEMBER. Indulged at the @northmarket with some of my favorite people • Saw my friend @jayjay_dixonbey perform with @shapingsoundco • Traveled three hours to see @ladygaga for a second time in Indianapolis • Had a spaghettio lunch date with @alize_hope • Celebrated Thanksgiving with the fam • Made chocolate bark with @alyssaszitasi • Saw my unbelievably talented friends grace the stag
OCTOBER. Posed in some spooky shots for @ayyophoto • Began working on my tap piece for an upcoming study abroad tour in Brazil • Hit the stage in a Merce Cunningham MinEvent for @balletmet’s Parallel Connections • Got stuck in an elevator with @paige_sj97 • Had my Halloween makeup done by @marzarottom • Raved all night at HauntedFest • Shot my latest dance film SUBSCAPE in an underground cave wit
SEPTEMBER. Shot a music video with @seanperryfilms and @_saintporcelain_ – coming soon? • Finally saw @bear play at @breakawayfest • Tailgated with @marnikaye, @marcomilkovich and @laurenlicursi • Fell in love with @teishi and all her glory – thanks again, @anthonypavuk! • Made a spaghetti-stuffed meatball (yes, you read that correctly) all by myself • Captured a duet of invasive mice • Took some
AUGUST. Met and worked with some awesome photographers in Cleveland • Took my nieces to @cedarpoint • Spontaneously saw @shawnmendes with @marissameilin • Moved into my first apartment • Began intensive rehearsals for Parallel Connections • Explored, danced in lakes, and took pictures with friends in Columbus • Saw @ladygaga live for the first time • Met @emma_reginelli • Performed in @balletmet‘
JULY. Celebrated the 4th of July at Rebild Bakker • Wrapped up the @dancedenmark study tour • Trekked through England, the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, and France in two weeks • Smashed a plate of fish and chips at a pub in London • Sailed past the Cliffs of Dover through the English Channel • Smoked a joint (legally) as I walked through the rain in the Red Light District • D
JUNE. Made it to Copenhagen! • Took locking and vogue classes from Brice and @majiclaire • Rehearsed, choreographed, and lead workshops at Danish schools • Explored Slagelse with the @dancedenmark crew • Witnessed the secrets and nighttime magic inside the gates of Tivoli • Saw my newfound favorite Danish singer @madslanger play my song of the summer live • Cried tears of joy in a nursery at the
MAY. Took a week to explore the zoo, arcade bar, and COSI with @lauranicole97 and @jordanolivia_ • Powered through a musical theater intensive with Jamie Markovitch McMahon, a dancer that toured with Cats and West Side Story • Taught class at @dance_dimensionsbyjennaso • Celebrated @amandacolangel0’s 20th birthday with avocado toast • Ate pancake balls and wrote on the table at Katalina’s for the
APRIL. Modeled in a shoot with an AMAZING team that landed me on the cover of @elegantmagazine • Played “Divide” by @teddysphotos on repeat during an all day shoot/life chat with @ldeangelis_photos • Did my best to blow up @paige_sj97’s couch pouch with @saraisabellaa and @lauranicole97 • Released DOMINIQUE, a feminist dance film starring @sproogie that received official selection for the Perth S
MARCH. Witnessed @excisionofficial rule the world at my first rave • Sailed the Caribbean with my family • Deep-throated a pickle (or at least tried to) during a shift at my on-campus customer service job • Encountered a wax figure of my birth mother, @ladygaga • Attempted to write music with @jessievondd, first in her car but then in my dorm room • Sang Frank Sinatra at a sketchy nightclub #BeEx
FEBRUARY. Performed @lauranicole97’s work in Winter Concert, my first show in the Barnett Theater at OSU • Worked with @amandacolangel0 to shoot ANIMA, my dance film that later placed in OSU’s Student Film Festival • Shared a new cover with my best friend, @jessievondd • Visited Dayton to celebrate @laurenlicursi’s 20th birthday! • Drank too much that night and apparently improvised on-camera in
JANUARY. Kicked off 2017 in New York at the @shenweidancearts Winter Intensive • Began rehearsals for @dancedenmark and Parallel Connections • Appeared in one of @lauranicole97’s infamous futon photos • Took advantage of @niashawhitfield’s mad lighting skills to create a project for my first dance film class • Danced with a torn crotch at the club on a Sunday night after meeting @silviammarino fo
A little flashback on this frosty Friday.
It hurts when you hurt somebody.
Two-in-one kinda day because I love my nieces! Thank you to these little ladies for always reminding me to embrace my youth and play 🖤 #prouduncle #meanmuggin
My fellow silver bell. Wishing everyone a warm, safe, and healthy holiday! ❣️
SUBSCAPE – my latest dance film. Check out the link in my bio to catch the full version! • • • I had a blast shooting this with @echo_ecy, one of the most talented creatures I know. Thank you for your playfulness! Also, S/O to the staff at the Olentangy Indian Caverns for making this project possible. I couldn’t have done it without you. Music by @bathsmusic. #dancefilm
There’s no place like home for the holidays! Thanks for jamming with me. #TappyTuesday
Epcot’s take on Morocco. Thanks for the hummus.
Have a magical day, folks.
On Wednesdays, we wear green track jackets.
The only lil’ monkey I need in my life. Missing her and the rest of my family already! See you guys in two weeks 💕
Really thriving out here. Putting the “fun” in dysfunctional. Grateful for my girls. Happy Thanksgiving. That is all.
He tastes like you, only sweeter... 🍬🙊
Don’t paint me black when I used to be golden ⚜️ • • • Photographer: @alissaohashiphotography Makeup & Hair: @jessjessjo Stylist: @yabartistry Assistant: @avid.dreamer
In need of some summer weather right about now. Anyone else dreading the cold?
Let the games begin. • • • Photographer: @alissaohashiphotography Makeup & Hair: @jessjessjo Stylist: @yabartistry Assistant: @avid.dreamer
Three years ago today. I miss New York, that stupid leather jacket, and my naive 17 year old self. Here’s to never really growing up. #TBT
Joanne World Tour, take two. Thank you to @ladygaga for all the magic you bring. Last night was one for the books! ✨ #xoxo #joanneworldtour
Eating like a king thanks to @getfreshly! Use my code ENT639 to get 20% off your first meal plan 🌽🐔🍽 #myfreshly
A lil’ baby bop I made with @marissameilin in just two hours. Happy Friday, friends 🍃🔮🌀 #dancefilm
Creepin’ it real on my favorite holiday of the year. Happy Halloween! 👻😈🎃 #stayspooky
Finally got the rock the blue lip with this wild child... but what the hell are we? Aliens? Fairies? Nymphs? Lmk. #HauntedFest 👽✨👻🍃
Feliz Dia das Bruxas.
Jamming out in a parking garage? Why not! 🕺 Busting out my #justdancemoves in honor of #JustDance2018. Be sure to snag it while you can! @justdancegame_us #ad
Happy birthday, Momma! 🎁 Thanks for looking out for me since day one. I hope your day is filled with cold beer, music by Queen, and those solar-powered dancing toy things that you hoard on the windowsill. See you soon. I love you! 💛
Lower back curves for the gods ⚡️ Come catch @caro__hai and I doing cool shit like this, tonight and tomorrow in Parallel Connections. @osudance @balletmet @wexarts
Double fisting in honor of the fact that @panerabread now delivers in Cleveland! Visiting home just got ten times better. Baguette, anyone? 🥖🚘 #paneradelivers #sponsored