This becomes an unending task, for as each generation dies out, the next one ages and eventually dies out, etc., etc., ad infinitum. There is always an urgency to capture those memories before the holders can no longer share them.
In any case there is a great dearth of histories from dancers and viewers alike. Gathering up all the stories before the tellers are gone will be a daunting, but I suspect rich, adventure.
Fan Oral Histories of Ballet?
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