Whitman Wire

Ballerinos defy stereotypes

Illustration: Emily Johnson

Allison Work

December 8, 2011

For men looking to get moving on campus and earn credit simultaneously, there is a class that may be of interest: ballet. The co-ed beginning, intermediate and advanced classes generally enroll about 15 students per class, but the number of men in Beginning Ballet fluctuates every year. This semester,...

Students face lack of real-world opportunities to pursue passion for dance outside workplace

Illustration Credit: Binta Loos-Diallo

Kate Robinette

May 16, 2011

Aside from a few brave, talented and dedicated idealists, there are not many Whitties who plan to seek careers in the arts. However, this is not for lack of passion. Many students spend countless hours each semester holed up in music building practice rooms, in Fouts with charcoal smudges on their faces,...

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