March 2018 Table of Contents


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The Misty Effect

These 10 young, talented, driven black ballerinas grew up watching Misty Copeland—and now they're taking the spotlight themselves.

Ballet with a Twist

10 contemporary ballet companies you should be obsessed with.

Secrets of the Shoe Room

Inside New York City Ballet's pointe shoe palace.

Fashionably Late

Advice for ballet's late starters.

Your Best Extension

Here's how to make the most of what you've got—whether or not you're #blessed with bendiness.

Up Front: Buzz

Red Sparrow hits theaters; My Fair Lady opens on Broadway; Paul Taylor American Modern Dance opens its spring season.

Up Front: The Dirt

Boston Ballet second soloist Addie Tapp.

Letter to My Teenage Self

American Ballet Theatre principal Sarah Lane.

Dear Katie

Kathryn Morgan answers your dance questions.

Diary

Ballroom dancer Kamri Peterson competes at ballroom Worlds in Paris.

Body: Buzz

The health benefits of eating colorful foods.

Nutrition

Everything you need to know about non-dairy milks.

Fitness

BOSU ball exercises that'll strengthen and stabilize.

The Look: Fashion

Edgy, cool-girl looks to rock in your next ballet class.

Beauty

Not-so-basic braids.

Spotlight: Competition

How to lose gracefully.

College Corner

What to know before declaring a dance major.

You Should Know

"World of Dance" standout Eva Igo.

Photo by Dean Alexander

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Just for Fun
YouTuber Michelle Khare (second from left), with Alison Stroming (second from right), looking none too shabby at her final recital (screenshot via YouTube)

What do we love more than a video about ballet? A video about ballet done rightlike YouTuber Michelle Khare's chronicle of her 6-week deep dive into the world of professional ballet.

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