This Is Us‘ Beth-centric Season 3 episode was a gorgeous celebration of refusing to give up on one’s dreams. It was an opportunity for series star Susan Kelechi Watson to weave her own love of and history with dance into the tapestry of Beth’s backstory.
It was also a heck of a lot of hard work.
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“Let’s be real about it,” Watson says, smiling as she and TVLine Managing Editor Kimberly Roots talk about her physical preparation for “Our Little Island Girl.” Months of four-times-a-week ballet rehearsal. Patience when her body wasn’t immediately able to perform moves that had come as second nature during her teens and early 20s. And then… “Things...