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  •  I also had no idea prior to seeing the film... (5+ / 0-)

    how damaging ballet is to the dancers' bodies, most specifically to their feet. After each performance they'e literally ripped to shreds (their shoes/slippers are destroyed too, and need to be replaced daily... it's a very expensive profession).

    •  I can say with experience (5+ / 0-)
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      Trix, cany, jlms qkw, glorificus, Larsstephens

      … that ballet dancers' feet are decidedly not their most attractive asset. It gets pretty ugly.

      (That's experience with … um, handling several ballet dancers. I couldn't actually do any of that crazy shit myself.)

      All things in the sky are pure to those who have no telescopes. – Charles Fort

      by subtropolis on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 11:20:24 PM PST

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