The Monday Extract: The ballerina who was hospitalised with anorexia

Massey University creative writing graduate Sacha Jones was a principal dancer in the Sydney City Ballet – after surviving a teenage diet of cake and laxatives on Saturdays. Her memoir takes a tragi-comic look back at her early dance career.Kelly Barden, a fledgling young dancer, was lithe and lovely and very much built for ballet, as … Continue reading The Monday Extract: The ballerina who was hospitalised with anorexia