When Masha posts on Instagram, people talk about it. And not just dance people—the San Francisco Ballet and American Ballet Theatre principal has more than 166,000 followers, drawn to her quirky content and statement-making style. She uses her broad reach to bring dance to a wider audience, both in her role as a globetrotting classical powerhouse and in collaborations with trendy artists like Blood Orange.

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