I’m Lucie Fink. I’m a video producer at Refinery29, but every so often I like to try other people’s jobs. Today I’m at a ballet studio in Manhattan to see if I have what it takes to be a ballerina.
– We got the girls’ Halloween costumes in the mail and we are going to try them on for the first time to make sure they fit because Halloween’s going to be here before we know it. What do you
(piano music) – That one was the best we’ve done. Ballet baby! – We’re here at the Los Angeles ballet to finally do what you’ve been asking for for years. – There’s a reason we have not done it. This
I need to know the story and I need to know the how the ballet came about in the first place. I want to know what the original music is like, I’d like to know a bit about the production
RIO ANDERSON: The point of ballet is to make it look effortless. But beneath all of that, it’s the most difficult thing I could imagine. Ballet can completely break you, and it’s pretty all or nothing. INTERVIEWER: When did you
very nice supper excelent Best
I started dancing 70 years ago, that’s right. 7 decades as everybody says. Everybody thinks that ballet is a very short career and I really thought that I was going to be finished in my 20’s. And so now it
From tragic incidents to gruesome injuries, this is what happens when ballet goes wrong: Number 8 Emma Livry Emma Livry was a gifted 19th century ballerina, who suffered a tragic death. On November 15, 1862, the 20-year-old was rehearsing for