Royal Ballet Archive

Eric Underwood: ‘I was told, you’re black, wear black ballet shoes’

If you’re not a morning person, don’t have breakfast with Royal Ballet star Eric Underwood. The 32-year-old beams with the sort of superhero levels of confidence and joy that would make anyone feel a bit Eeyore-ish by comparison. As he tucks into his meal (two fried eggs with a side of chorizo; he leaves the toast), he even says, “I just really enjoy being myself.” …