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American Ballet Theatre names Misty Copeland first black principal dancer

Ballerina Misty Copeland becomes the American Ballet Theater’s first black principal dancer.

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Sensor suits help measure spring in dancers’ steps

Scientists measure the long-term effects of dancer’s movements on joints and muscle groups using inertial motion capture suits and movement-measuring floors. They hope to help determine how to reducee the stress on athletes’ bodies. Sharon Reich reports.
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The Russian ballet dancer wowing audiences at London’s Royal Opera House

Natalia Osipova is a Principal of the Royal Ballet in Covent Garden and a dancer whose performances regularly sell out months in advance.

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