“Earlier this summer, Sara Mearns came to a shocking realization: She hadn’t worn a pair of point shoes in four and a half weeks.
At City Ballet, Ms. Mearns, 33, is lauded for her musicality, daring and indelible old-school glamour. She moves so big, yet doesn’t sacrifice delicacy. But though she is one of the most celebrated ballerinas in the world, she isn’t tethered to ballet. She’s curious; she wants to experience as much as she can in the body that she has now.”