You're never too old to dance or make a difference in young people's lives.
Contemporary dance legend Adele Blank and her protégé, Yarisha Singh, are proof of this.
Blank continues to teach, choreograph and direct at age 75.
She is a dance pioneer and says passion what has kept her involved performance and dance outreach work.
Dance is what keeps me going. It's the passion that drives me.— Adele Blank, Artistic Director and Founder at Free Flight Dance Company
If there wasn't that passion or fire, we wouldn't have made the little girl's wish come true.— Adele Blank, Artistic Director and Founder at Free Flight Dance Company
Blank and Singh, a former professional dancer, have put together a new dance show with 40 other veteran dance collaborators to raise money for a good cause.
Singh says her four-year-old daughter Aiva is the inspiration behind the new show 'I Wish', which marks her return tor the theatre stage after almost seven years.
Singh says preparing for the show has reignited her joy and passion for the art.
It's opened a little part of my heart that has been closed for a while.— Yarisha Singh, former professional dancer
My home will always be the stage, and this has brought me back.— Yarisha Singh, former professional dancer
The 'older' person brings a different element and a different fire to what they do.— Adele Blank, Artistic Director and Founder at Free Flight Dance Company
There's a connection that you can never really break with the dance community. It's something that binds us all together.— Adele Blank, Artistic Director and Founder at Free Flight Dance Company
The show takes place on Saturday 23 September at 6pm, click here for more information.
Take a listen to the inspiring story and what to expect from the programme: