Collage of tattooed dancers from The Washington Ballet
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How to Navigate Tattoos in Dance and Set Your Students Up for Success

When Kira Blazek-Ziaii was starting her dance career in the mid-2000s, her peers were generally careful about tattoos. There were dancers with ink, but mostly smaller pieces placed in areas with low visibility. She followed suit—getting four tattoos either in discreet places or so small they’d look like a birthmark. “There were a lot of […]

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