Brendan Saye – Ballet dancer’s long recovery from sudden illness / So-Called Normal – Episode 33

This week, Mark talks with Brendan Saye, newly-promoted principal dancer with the National Ballet of Canada. Brendan opens up about his life as a ballet dancer from an early age, his rising prominence in the dance world, and the mysterious symptoms and sudden illness that almost cost him everything. After a long recovery, through periods of darkness and intense retraining, Brendan is poised for a dramatic comeback during artistic director Karen Kain’s milestone 50th anniversary 2019/20 season with the company.

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