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Too Fat? Too Thin? Too Tall? Too Short? - Pointe Magazine

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Feb 26, 2016 ... Does ballet's identity rest on presenting a certain image of the ballerina? ... what impact issues like height and weight have on their casting. ... Really good dancers can make you forget that they might not have an ideal body.

The Ideal Ballet Physique (with images) · dancer523 · Storify

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How did the idea of the ideal ballerina physique come about? .... They will stay consistent within the height and weight of the dancers so that they appear the ...

The Ideal Weight for a Ballerina | LIVESTRONG.COM

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Mar 15, 2011 ... The ideal weight for a ballerina depends on the ballet company and the individual ballerina. Ballet has attempted to move in a more modern ...

Pressures on Pointe: Confessions of an Elite Ballerina - Elle

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Feb 12, 2014 ... The perfect Balanchine ballerina had a small head and a long neck and ... him to say, "I want to dance with you no matter what weight you are.

Ballet's approach to weight is an ugly tragedy | Stage | The Guardian

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May 5, 2008 ... In an email exchange with David, he told me that to get my "ideal Russian ballet weight" (in kilograms) I should take my height in centimetres ...

New English National Ballet chief tells dancers to put on weight as ...

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Apr 15, 2012 ... English National Ballet chief orders dancers to put on weight after ..... was pitch perfect': Prince William wins support from Monica Lewinsky for ...

A Ballerina Body - The New Yorker

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Mar 5, 2001 ... Ballet favors people who are of a special body type? ... public funds--S.F.B., for example--to discriminate on the ground of height or weight.

My ballet class requires me to be underweight!!!!! - Calorie Count

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Mar 29, 2007 ... I have a small bone structure, but I am a regular weight for 5'5". My dance ... I have never had what is defined as the perfect ballerina's body.

Ballet by numbers - Telegraph

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Jun 29, 2009 ... 110 lb (7 stone 12 pounds): the weight reached by prima ballerina ... Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour: Bake Off's Mel made the perfect host.

The Ideal Ballerina - The New York Times

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Dec 13, 2010 ... A ballerina, criticized for her weight, argues that that skilled ballerinas come in all shapes and sizes.

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Kathryn Morgan, Former New York City Ballet Dancer, On What It's ...

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Oct 1, 2014 ... The resulting exhaustion, severe migraines and weight gain led her to leave .... ask you questions like “what is the ideal height for a dancer?

The Ideal Ballet Body - Dance Informa Magazine

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In reality, the ideal physique for a female classical dancer is slim, with a long neck, ... If the males are not strong enough to fully support the weight they are lifting ...

Haglund's Heel: The fat truth about the skinny in ballet

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Aug 15, 2014 ... It's easy to spot perfect African American ballet bodies on most any ... as the Bolshoi Ballet's official school, employs the following height/weight ...