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      2018 Joint Fundraiser for Ballet Alert! and Ballet Talk for Dancers   02/03/2018

      We have launched our 2018 Fundraiser.  To donate, please see the instructions on our home page for checks (US dollars only) and credit card donations via PayPal.  We close the fundraiser as soon as we raise enough to sustain us for the next year, and we thank you for your support!
  1. Members Area

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    2. Welcome

      Newcomers, please introduce yourself here!  Until your registration is approved, this is the only forum in which you can post.

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  2. Ballet Discussion Forums

    1. Links

      Read links to reviews and articles about ballet. The original publisher may change the URL after original publication.

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    2. Ballet News & Issues

      For discussing official news: e.g., a new Artistic Director has been named, etc. and to expand on topics raised in Links

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    3. Heads up!

      To announce ballet-related events and reminders.

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    4. Discovering the Art

      New to ballet? Have questions or issues you'd like to bring up? THIS is the place to post your question!

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    5. Aesthetic Issues

      Choreography, provocative opinions, other artistic matters.

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    6. Links to rg's Photos!

      Rare historical photos and postcards, promotional photos, posters, and programs, and other photos of interest to all balletomanes.

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    8. Dancers

      Talk about your favorite (or not) dancers here.

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    9. Ballet History and Music

      Ask questions, share information, discuss scores.

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    11. Ballet Presentations, Lectures/Symposia, Exhibits & Awards

      May include cross-discipline presentations that include ballet.

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    12. Writings on Ballet

      Discuss books, magazines, commentary, reviews, and blogs by authors and critics.

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    13. Everything Else Ballet

      For miscellaneous topics from the audience point of view. If you don't know where to post a topic, post it here, and if there's a better spot, we'll move it for you.

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  3. Companies and Performances

    1. Multi- and Cross-Company Events, Festivals, Galas, & Dancer Groups/Solos

      When it's not specific to a company. Includes competitions and multiple-elite school performances, groups of performers from multiple companies, and solo shows. Performing Arts Center (PAC) calendars.

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  4. Modern and Other Dance, Arts, and Literature

    1. Modern and Other Dance

      Discuss Modern, Jazz, Folk, Ballroom, Show Dancing, etc. Performances, Issues, History, Music.

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    2. Other Performing & Fine Arts: Performances, Exhibits, Films, and Events

      Have you been to an opera, play, concert, art exhibit, or film? Talk about it here.

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    3. General Reading and Literature

      Talk about books other than dance books here.

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  5. Artistic Sports

    1. Artistic Sports

      You must have 25 ballet-related posts to post here.  This is a place to focus on the artistic components of sports that have them, influences of dance, dancers, choreographers, and other arts on programs, arts in opening ceremonies, and impacts -- regulations, rule changes, etc. -- to artistic sports.  This is *not* to rehash competition results, but to point out and discuss the arts-related aspects of programs, skaters, ceremonies, etc., which can include dance, theater, and the plastic arts and outside influences that impact them.

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