Petite Mort, Ballet West
Photo by Luke Isley
Tune in! (The CW channel) It’s sure to show how hard dancers work in professional companies!
The show begins during the delicate time of contract renewals, and, in an unusually open turn, Adam Sklute, the artistic director, lets cameras into his office as he promotes dancers and releases one. He explains on screen that in a functional company, dancers must know that “they’re special, but also that they’re expendable.”