Courtney Platt

Invisible Illness Writer

Courtney Platt is a professional dancer, choreographer and actor who lives with relapsing multiple sclerosis (RMS). She was diagnosed in 2012 at the age of 23 after experiencing unsettling symptoms while on Season 7 of the "So You Think You Can Dance" Tour. Courtney is a spokesperson for MS in Harmony, Bristol Myers Squibb’s first-of-its-kind initiative to educate people with MS and their loved ones about achieving mind-body harmony through music therapy. In addition, Courtney is a spokesperson for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Courtney lives in Los Angeles, CA, with her two young children and husband Jonah Platt (brother of actor, singer and songwriter Ben Platt).