10 Things No One Ever Told You About Being a Dancer

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For the last several years, Gemma Freitas has been rigorously training to enter the professional dance world — sometimes up to 12 hours a day, for weeks at a time. As she gears up for her final months in the program, the recent Princess Grace Foundation scholarship recipient took time out of her performance and class schedule to chat, shed light on lessons she’s learned along the way and share ten things fans might not know about what life as a dancer is really like. (“It’s not all tutus,” she says, laughing.)

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