In Ballet, Females Dominate Stage While Males Direct Leadership

Legendary choreographer George Balanchine once said, ‘ballet is woman,’ and that seems to be the case, considering the scarcity of boys aspiring to become ballet dancers compared to the legions of girls. But of the girls who grow up to become top dancers, few have actually graduated into the upper levels of leadership. Right now, the biggest U.S. ballet companies are run by men