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“Have you ever had an addiction? An obsession? Have you ever wanted something so much that you can’t imagine your life without it? For me, that’s dance.”
This is a story about never giving up on your dreams, no matter what life throws at you.
Chloe Bayliss was born to perform and thanks to a lot of hard work and determination, she’s on her way to being a ballerina. At sixteen, she gets accepted into an international dance school and everything she dreamed of is about to come true.
But then overnight a mystery illness takes Chloe from starring in Swan Lake to clinging to life in a hospital bed.
Never in her wildest dreams could she have imagined the hurdles she would face – but also how she would eventually triumph. Against all odds, she finds a whole new way to flourish, and despite the challenges she faces, Chloe never stops dreaming big.
En Pointe is the real-life story of how an aspiring ballerina became an inspiring young actor after overcoming a life-threatening illness.
Miracles really can happen, even if they’re not the ones you asked for.
“An inspiring, uplifting story of determination and true character. Chloe Bayliss is amazing.”
“… gripping and eye-opening… heart-warming and inspiring… Chloe Bayliss is an inspiration in not only her achievements but what she has overcome to get there.”
“An inspiring read.”
New Idea (October 2019)
“…unflinching and deeply personal.”
Sunday Canberra Times (October, 2019)
“This is a gripping and eye-opening tale, yet it’s also inspiring.”