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#1 Ray

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Posted 19 May 2014 - 06:28 AM

A funny parody here of all those ballet "reality" shows--or of ignorance about ballet in general. 



#2 sandik

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Posted 19 May 2014 - 08:05 AM

"I really love expressing expressions."



#3 Ray

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Posted 19 May 2014 - 09:06 AM

Oh my bad--it's actually a very direct parody of a dancewear spot (which is already ridiculous).   Here is another parody that hews close to the language of the original target of satirical attack



#4 Helene

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Posted 19 May 2014 - 09:45 AM

And the original that's being parodied, an ad that has had ballet teachers and institutions calling out the lack of technique and training all across social media:



#5 Mme. Hermine

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Posted 19 May 2014 - 12:33 PM

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#6 diane

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 03:24 AM

The first time I saw this (the original) I was utterly convinced that it was a joke. 

 

I must admit that I was quite shocked to discover that, no, probably the people who made it were serious! :o 

 

The parodies are wonderful.

I do feel sorry for the original model, who surely did her best and had no idea what she was getting herself into. 

(I also think the text was NOT her own)

 

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#7 Mme. Hermine

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 04:06 AM

and then ...

 



#8 cubanmiamiboy

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 12:35 PM

"When I feel extra expressionist I want the world to feel all the expressions I'm expressing.."  happy.pnghappy.png



#9 ABT Fan

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 04:57 PM

and then ...

 

 

Please tell me that this one is a joke too.  At this point.....I can't tell!



#10 Amy Reusch

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 06:05 PM

It is so hard for real dancers to fake physical ignorance... I love that last one but it's obviously anbody trying hard to make mistakes, not one oblivious to them...

#11 diane

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Posted 22 May 2014 - 04:51 AM

My favorite parody of the original advertisement which I _thought_ was a parody is this one: 

 

 

 

-d-



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Posted 22 May 2014 - 08:17 AM

That one made my day!



#13 Helene

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Posted 22 May 2014 - 08:22 AM

The last one reminded me of the So You Think You Can Dance auditioners who are highlighted every year and told to take lessons, and they're almost always guys.  I thought it was real at first, but it turned out to be a double parody.



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Posted 10 June 2014 - 12:07 PM

Here's Vladimir Malakhov en pointe "a la Sylvie Guillem" Gzovsky's "Grand Pas Classique." 

 

http://www.networkda...;media_id=79393



#15 Barbara

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Posted 10 June 2014 - 03:55 PM

Hilarious!




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