ON THE VERGE

Photos: Royalty Hightower Is Cinema’s New Princess

At just 11 years old, the Sundance favorite and star of “The Fits” is taking off.


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Photo by Michael Betker. Produced by Biel Parklee.

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Photo by Michael Betker. Produced by Biel Parklee.

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Photo by Michael Betker. Produced by Biel Parklee.

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Royalty Hightower as Toni in Anna Rose Holmer’s The Fits. Courtesy Oscilloscope Laboratories

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The Q-Kidz Dance Team in Anna Rose Holmer’s The Fits. Courtesy Oscilloscope Laboratories.

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Royalty Hightower as Toni in Anna Rose Holmer’s The Fits. Courtesy Oscilloscope Laboratories

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Royalty Hightower as Toni in Anna Rose Holmer’s The Fits. Courtesy Oscilloscope Laboratories

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Lauren Gibson as Maia (left), Royalty Hightower as Toni (center), and Alexis Neblett as Beezy (right) in Anna Rose Holmer’s The Fits. Courtesy Oscilloscope Laboratories

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Inayah Rodgers as Karisma in Anna Rose Holmer’s The Fits. Courtesy Oscilloscope Laboratories