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 Post subject: DTH School Closes
PostPosted: Sun Oct 17, 2004 3:48 am 
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Perhaps this should be moved to the Studio page, but it certainly has big ramifications for the company:
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http://www.nytimes.com/2004/10/17/nyregion/17ballet.html

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 Post subject: Re: DTH School Closes
PostPosted: Sun Oct 17, 2004 5:02 am 
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This highlights a financial vulnerability I'm sure is inherent in many ballet institutions. As best as I can tell from the article, the school was doing well; and schools are generally not the money-losers that professional ballet companies are. However, this school was tied to a professional company that was going financially downhill fast (as professional companies do from time to time). A certain degree of financial and organizational separation between school and company can probably help prevent these kinds of catastrophes.

I also notice that not once were any boys mentioned in this article. :(


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