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Ballet– for the sake of ballet? Ballet for the sake of tradition? Or ballet as a living, breathing, real art that is comprised of real people? It is easy to forget, that ballet dancers are people, that they are entitled to their lives, opinions, and lifestyle choices. Over the last few weeks, due to the…
We are obsessed with Russian Ballerina. We have always been obsessed. In the long time of tradition here are some of the most brilliant Russian Ballerinas of our time.
So, when it comes to ballets I think there are always pre conceived notions as type casting, at the Artistic Director’s discretion (may or may not be a bad thing). For example if you look at a ballet there are always different spots for different types of ballerinas. In Balanchine’s Serenade we have three spots……