The Documentary You Never Knew You Were Dying To See: How NYC Ballet’s Tutus Are Made [VIDEO]
9:48 am, May 30th | by Amy Tennery
Now for something truly beautiful: Here’s how tutus are made.
In this video documentary from The Atlantic, the New York City Ballet’s costume studio director Marc Happel explains how he custom fits the corsets — and yes, tutus — on the company’s many female ballerinas.
And, as though you needed another reason, the phrase “if it’s comfortable, I would take it in” should be proof enough that none of us would ever hack it in a ballerina corset.