Taking the first step at anything can be scary and intimidating. Jamie Wright, after watching dancers and teachers practice dance at the Alonzo King LINES Dance Center, decided to share his passion for it by starting his own dance company. His lack of any formal dance training did not stop him from pursuing his dreams. Today, his dancers are thankful that he decided to share his choreography talent with them. Documentary short creators, SF Producer Michelle Ortega and cameraman/editor Jason LaBatt were two of the many lives he has touched. We asked Michelle why they chose to feature Jamie. Here’s what she said: “I like it when people go outside their comfort zone and try something new because they want to do it regardless of whether society says it is valid. It challenges the belief that you have to be the best at something to be considered successful.” More about the film’s production on a blog about filmmakers Michelle and Jason.
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