12 Celebs Who Were Dancers First

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Before Mia Wasikowska was on the map as one Hollywood’s hot up and comers, she was in the ballet studio 35 hours a week. She thought she would be a ballerina, but now she’s glad that her fate took a turn. “Dance is about perfection. It’s about the line of your ankle, the ideal weight, minute things that most people don’t notice but that dancers are trained to see and spend hours obsessing over in front of the mirror … Dancers are kept in a perpetual state of pre-puberty, and for young girls in particular, that type of pressure breeds insecurities. You can become so obsessed with the smallest details—it was a good thing for me to get out of,” she told Black Book Magazine. Click through to see some other celebs who started off their careers as dancers. [Black Book]
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