Tag: cosmopolitan

How Keone and Mari Madrid Made the "Love Yourself" Video

Yes, Keone and Mari Madrid were dance-world superstars long before they choreographed and starred in the video for Justin Bieber’s “Love Yourself.” But many non-dancey people—i.e., everyone from your third-grade BFF to your Aunt Linda—first fell in love with the duo after watching the Bieber vid, which currently has a casual 1.2 billion views on […]

You Must See Misty Copeland's Latest Feature ASAP

Ahh, Misty Copeland. A living ballet legend, a pioneer for African-American women and our forever #WomancrushWednesday. Can you tell we’re huge fans? (Exhibit A, B, C, D.) And this month, Copeland gets to check one more thing off her accomplished list: a feature in Cosmopolitan magazine. (Photo by Regan Cameron) First things first, let’s talk […]

Inside Isabella Boylston's Swan Lake Journey

When non-dancers see a ballerina nail the role of Odette/Odile in Swan Lake, they’re impressed. But when those of us who know dance see the same feat, we’re totally, completely astounded. Because we understand how incredibly difficult it is just to SURVIVE the role’s insane technical demands—let alone to develop a nuanced interpretation of one […]