By Christina Campodonico
When former Soul Train dancer Sylvia Taylor lost her sight as the result of a botched eye surgery about nine-and-a-half-years ago, it put her life on pause.
“I was actually afraid to come out by myself,” she recounts. “If my husband didn’t take me, I didn’t go [out]. If a friend didn’t come by and grab me, I wasn’t going.”
But now Taylor is on the move. As we talk over the phone, she’s stepping out of a cab with the aid of her driver. She is on her way to a rehearsal for the Blind Dance Company, a newly formed troupe made up entirely of