This Seattle ballet dancer is breaking barriers
Ashton Edwards is changing ballet for the better.
Edwards, 18, is a member of the Pacific Northwest Ballet's Professional Division in Seattle. He started studying classical ballet at 4, and after years of performing traditional male roles, Edwards became intrigued by the idea of trying something that is traditionally for women: dancing en pointe.
'It took a lot of searching within myself,' Edwards told NPR. 'But I…