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Isabella Boylston On Using Ballet For A Brighter Future

For Principal dancer Isabella Boylston, dance is her life’s work and lifestyle. From hosting dance classes for charity online, to inviting her followers into necessary conversations, and bringing free dance classes to youth, she uses her platform to showcase her passion for dance and as a tool for empowerment.

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Isabella Boylston On Using Ballet For A Brighter Future

For Principal dancer Isabella Boylston, dance is her life’s work and lifestyle. From hosting dance classes for charity online, to inviting her followers into necessary conversations, and bringing free dance classes to youth, she uses her platform to showcase her passion for dance and as a tool for empowerment.

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There's so much deep human emotion that you can express through dance.
Whatever hardships I've been going through in my life,
I've been able to channel them into physical movement.”

Isabella Boylston, Principal Dancer

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There's so much deep human emotion that you can express through dance. Whatever hardships I've been going through in my life, I've been able to channel them into physical movement.”

Isabella Boylston, Principal Dancer

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At age eleven, after participating in a summer intensive as the youngest dancer in attendance, ballet became Isabella’s singular focus. She found refuge in the expression that ballet offered her and a community that shared her passion and become her second family.

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This relentless pursuit of her passion has led her to great recognition and success, yet is not without a commitment to impact the future of dance. Through her efforts, Isabella shares her vision for a dance world where ballet is for everyone and becomes a space that tells more inclusive stories.

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People have these ideas of how a ballerina should act and look. I want young girls to know they can express themselves however they want and don’t have to be this perfect image of a ballerina they think they have to be.”


Isabella Boylston, Principal Dancer

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