Heather Harpham explores caring for her ill child with dance and storytelling 

How fragile we are

Heather Harpham took a four-year hiatus from the stage to care for her daughter, who was born with a severe form of anemia that left her dependent on blood transfusions to survive. When she eventually returned to performance after her daughter's recovery (she's 11 now), Harpham tried to create a generalized piece about the body.

  • How fragile we are


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