One of nine designer tutus on the catwalk for auction at English National Ballet's Fundraising Summer Party. Here we have Laurretta Summerscales in Agent Provocateur. Photograph: John Davis, styled by Fabio Immediato.
"Parents do not realize when their daughter is a child, how fleeting the moments are. And in the blink of an eye, the little girl who did pirouettes down the hall is dancing her way through her own life.
ARTHUR MITCHELL challenged the idea that black bodies were not suited to classical ballet. He danced with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet in the and the first Black dancer to become a leading dancer with a Ballet Company.