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Subculture: Ballerinas

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Alexa Lambert

on 5 December 2012

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Transcript of Subculture: Ballerinas

A Way of Life
Professional dancers take classes/rehearse 20-40hrs per week and then perform in nightly productions.
A Brief History
Began in the Renessance with the creation of French culture.
Ballerinas
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Body Image
“Balanchine body”
Semiotics
Identity
Racial minorities rare
Power
Directors, Managers, and Choreographers dictate over the ballerinas.
Was entertainment in the courts; style has evolved into a more structured form.
Now, Ballet more appealing and affordable to general public..
Authentic; created by the people.
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Costs makes it exclusive to upper-middle class
Ballet training begins at age 3-6
Etiquette and poise
Required to maintain ideal body image and compete for attention/roles daily
Random weigh-ins
Girls who don't meet standard don't get roles.
Eating dissorders & Malnutrition
Europe is healthier
Ballet shoes
Tutu
Uniform
White Costume
Swan
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Majority = wealthy white girls
Jargon = French terminology exclusive to ballerinas
Little time for social interaction outside of ballet community
Instructors and students are not friends. Minimal emotional attachments
Tell students how to life their life and how to act/dress/eat/etc.
The Subculture
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