I’m Ijeme, a self taught Nigerian contemporary dancer with the dream of going professional someday...

I started dancing at 19, not as early as I should have, with no dance teacher or dance school nearby. I was left with the responsibility of teaching myself and hoping I was doing the right thing....

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The 23rd Chapter

To say that the last 22 years of my life has been easy, would be crazy. My life is a roller coaster, with me silently screaming. My entire life could be falling apart and I would be as calm as ever. Lol… On the 4th of December, each year, when...

I’M IN EGYPT!

The Red Sea – Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. At the beginning of the month, if anyone had told me that I would be here, in Egypt, performing with some of Egypt’s finest artists, in a play directed by Mr Khaled Galal, a world famous Egyptian...

The Day I Told My Mom I Wanted To Dance

Hmm… Do I have a story for y’aaaaall! This was probably one of the hardest things that I’ve ever had to do in my entire life! You see the exclamation marks? Yes! I am shouting so that you will know that this is serious! Okay, it is...

Save The Last Dance: How It All Began

Here’s a little back story… I wasn’t always a good dancer. In fact, I was terrible, to say the least. Shocking, right? I had no rhythm at all, it was embarrassing. But I was about 7 years old when I saw someone do something different. The...

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