Originally posted by agntrypod:
regional meaning amatuer,
No, "regional" means "not one of the 5 or 10 world-class or national-class companies". There are many professional companies that are regional; that's why I asked.
it wasn't appaling at all....
Yes, it was -- and is even more so by your attempts to defend it.
It gave us a chance to do Balanchine choreography,
Then it's OK for me to steal your car? After all, it will give me the chance to go to the beach.
the director made no money off of this.
I concur with Basheva's comments on this.
She stole nothing,
If she used someone else's intellectual property without permission, she most certainly did
borrowed maybe, but stole no.
OK, so as long as I bring your car back
, it's OK?
It might be appaling if it were professional and she made money
Irrelevant. She used someone else's property without permission.
Donald McKayle choreographed a wonderful dance and gave it away, to all dansers.
That was McKayle's decision to make, not your choreographer's, just as the decision as to whether or not to grant the rights to Serenade
belongs to the Balanchine Trust -- not your choreographer.
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