Magazine article Pointe

Inside Jordan-Elizabeth Long's Dance Bag

Magazine article Pointe

Inside Jordan-Elizabeth Long's Dance Bag

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When Miami City Ballet soloist Jordan-Elizabeth Long previously danced with the Royal Swedish Ballet, professional hairdressers styled her performance hair. "If you came in with a messy bag full of pins, they got really annoyed," Long says. Ever since, she has kept her pins organized in a multicompartment plastic case. In fact. Long's dance bag is full of European imports from her career abroad in Sweden and at Dutch National Ballet. There are her leopard print Bbooties and the red polka-dot wine bottle holder that she uses to organize pointe shoes. And her bear key chain was given to her by former Royal Swedish dancer Eugenia Bolander, Long's old dressing-roommate and close friend.

However, it's the items she carries from home that Long treasures most. A baby quilt her great-grandmother made has traveled to theaters in China, Russia, New York and beyond. But Long's proven good luck charm? …

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