Friday, May 6, 2016

Moose Jaw Times-Herald: ‘Dancing saved my life’

Professional dancer Scott Fowler one of three adjudicators at Moose Jaw Festival of Dance competition
Scott Fowler, a professional dancer of 25 years
and adjudicator for the last 15 years, is one
of the three adjudicators for the 2016 Dance
Inspirations competition, put on by the Moose
Jaw Festival of Dance. He is seen outside
the festival office at Peacock Collegiate.
Lisa Goudy/Times-Herald

By Lisa Goudy

Growing up, Scott Fowler was a different kid.
“Dancing saved my life,” he said. “Dancing took me to where my people were, people like me.”

After a professional career of 25 years and adjudicating for the last 15 years and counting, Fowler knows he’s done some “pretty amazing things” in his life, including performing on Broadway, appearing in feature films and television shows, performing with the New York City ballet and dancing with Cher. Now he’s ready to pass on what he’s learned to upcoming dancers.

Fowler, who now lives in L.A., is one of the three adjudicators at the 57th annual Dance Inspirations competition put on by the Moose Jaw Festival of Dance. It began on Wednesday and concludes on Sunday.

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