• Erin Bomboy

EMBODIED LIFE: Carissa Landes on Transitioning from a Dancer to a Moscow-based Consular Fellow

Carissa Landes has a strong command of the future tense. She knows where she is in present space and time but can also visualize where she wants to be later—sometimes, much later. An avid planner, she has charted her path from dancer to consular fellow at the U.S Department of State meticulously, hitting life climaxes when and where they will resonate the most. This may stem from her grounding in languages, both dance and Russian, which has enabled her to understand how a phrase unfolds from beginning to end.


Although she was born amidst the rugged beauty of Alaska, her wanderlust has kept her on the move as ...


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Photo courtesy of Carissa Landes