‘If you can keep your head when all about you,
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
But make allowance for their doubting too;’
‘If’ By Rudyard Kipling
The performance is based on the idea that each person can share his energy with everyone around him, one has only to find its source within himself and feel the connection with the Universe. Through dance, Ross Freddie Ray drew a parallel between multiple sclerosis and ballet, showing how important movement and coordination are in human life, difficulties with which people living with multiple sclerosis often experience.
Sergei Polunin: “It is a great honor for me to be involved in the #LiveFullLife project, to be able to benefit society and those who especially need it. The project helps to think about very important things, to draw attention to the world around us and the people around. Together we are doing a great thing that can change someone’s life.”
Multiple sclerosis is a severe, potentially disabling disease of the central nervous system that can affect several areas of the brain and spinal cord. The causes of MS have not yet been established. The total number of patients with the identified disease in Russia is more than 80 thousand people.