Ballerina Misty Copeland becomes the American Ballet Theater’s first black principal dancer.
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.
Natalia Osipova is a Principal of the Royal Ballet in Covent Garden and a dancer whose performances regularly sell out months in advance.