Stories Lived

Dorothea: Dancing Through Life

Dorothea Hereford is a ballet instructor at the Academy of Arts in January’s, located in Charleston, West Virginia. Discovering her love of dance at an early age, she pursued and learned about dance as much as possible. Despite obstacles, she continued to be involved in ballet and it’s unique world. She became a ballet teacher, and now she imparts her love of dance to new generations who can continue this graceful art.


About the Filmmaker
Submitted by Emily James

Emily James is a junior in high school who loves to make videos. With the help of her talented brother, sister, mom, and dad, she creates short films about humor, life, and treating each other with respect. Her work can be found on her YouTube page, jamesproductions101.