Athelia Woolley | Fortunate Frustrations

2017-08-18T13:19:55-04:00June 15th, 2009|Guest Bloggers|

Athelia “CK” Woolley, co-founder of Shabby Apple, studied dance, art history and neuroscience and worked as a counselor and in human rights before launching into her fashion career. She still listens to neuroscience lectures in her car and can never pass up a chance to go to an art museum. Splat. I looked up at a laughing audience and a stunned dance partner. Falling in the middle of a performance? I could get over it. But dancing through my senior project with a hurt leg? How? “Work with what you have; utilize your limitations,” Professor Moses told me. “Yeech! Trite advice.” But, now that I couldn’t jump, I decided to do the entire piece with a part of my body connected to the wall. The dance remains my favorite...