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The Beautiful Ballerinas of Instagram


Your awkward jumping photos on the beach or Ballet Beautiful workout diaries are nothing compared to real-life ballerinas on social media. American Ballet Theatre principle dancers like Misty Copeland, Isabella Boylston, and James Whiteside take their followers behind-the-scenes and into the wings, where you can see them all done up before showtime. And then there and young newcomers like Maria Khoreva who show what its like to train in Russia. Here, ten ballerinas with on pointe Instagrams.

1

Who: Sara Mearns

Handle: @saramearns

Company: NYC Ballet

2

Who: Isabella Boylston

Handle: @isabellaboylston

Company: America Ballet Theatre.

3

Who: Maria Khoreva

Handle: @marachok

Company: Vaganova Ballet Academy student.

4

Who: Misty Copeland

Handle: @mistyonpointe

Company: American Ballet Theatre.

5

Who: Eric Underwood

Handle: @ericunderwood

Company: The Royal Ballet.

6

Who: James Whiteside

Handle: @jamesbwhiteside

Company: American Ballet Theatre.

7

Who: Michaela DePrince

Handle: @michaeladeprince

Company: Het National Ballet.

8

Who: Juliet Doherty

Handle: @julietdoherty

Company: Student.

9

Who: Melanie Hamrick

Handle: @melhamrick

Company: American Ballet Theatre.

10

Who: Miko Fogarty

Handle: @mikofogarty

Company: Professional ballerina in England.