Tamara Karsavina (1885-1978) was a principal dancer with the Imperial Russian Ballet.  After the revolution, she moved to Paris and became a principal dancer with Ballet Russes.  Tamara is best known for originating the titular role in The Firebird.
In 1918, Tamara married a British diplomat and settled in England.  In England she helped to found both the Royal Ballet and the Royal Academy of Dance.  Her students included Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev.


i hate crying in front of people so if i have ever cried in front of you, yes it does kinda mean you’re important but mostly it means it was a terrible accident that i will regret forever

(via thechocolatebrigade)


“My sister’s boyfriend, Fox, on his last day of high school. The sun was setting, and he and his friends were all playing around. I caught him in a moment of reflection.” By Petra Collins

Lydia Beesley and Franziska Klein in “Dream Weavers” by Zena Holloway for How To Spend It, May 2014