Entries by Ellen FitzGerald

The Washington Post: Ballet directors talk about ‘fitness.’ That’s still code for rail-thin dancers.

07 April 2021 By Chloe Angyal Emily Harrison’s client, a teenage ballet student, didn’t understand the problem. She’d been doing her best to follow her teacher’s instruction to “pull up” and “lengthen” her lines, but to no avail. She badly wanted to comply and had spent the past year working on her technique, “practically lifting […]