August 14, 2014
Article by Boyd Hupper


Boxers, dancers reverse roles after St. Paul Ballet moves next door

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.” The poetry lies in the contrast in that gem of a quote from Muhammad Ali.

But no one on Fairview Avenue realized just how well brawn and beauty could dance together, until a ballet studio moved next door to a boxing gym.