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#1 balletmor

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Posted 27 April 2013 - 02:27 PM

Watching the NFL draft today, I got to thinking, wouldn't it be interesting if there was a "draft" process for Ballet companies!

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Posted 27 April 2013 - 04:21 PM

Hi, balletmor. I'm not sure whether you mean simply an equivalent way of choosing, or the public spectacle of an open forum in which the various companies announce their chosen dancers. In a way the network of competitions serves the former's purpose. The most promising dancers are offered scholarships or contracts by participating and observing companies.

#3 Cliff

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Posted 27 April 2013 - 09:06 PM

Its an interesting idea. A ballet draft would gain mention in the news outlets. The publicity would enhance interest.


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