When I Was a Dancing Girl in Lahore

I think I adopted, starting in Pakistan, a protective layer that I’ve worn during my life as a dancer. You sheath yourself with it and don’t let anyone in; you go about your steps and...

Layla and Majnun: The Love Story That Inspired Eric Clapton, Yo-Yo Ma, and Mark Morris

Most people can relate to the feeling of madness and obsession that love can inspire, even if their own lives are more prosaic.

Sophie Ernst Mintz

Sophie Ernst Mintz is a dance artist and writer. Born in Boston, she grew up in Claremont, CA and Chapel Hill, NC, with childhood stints in India and Pakistan.