Washington Ballet Contract To Clarify Dancers’ Security?

“The flexibility allowed to Artistic Director Septime Webre had been a key issue. Disagreements over such issues as how and when he could dismiss dancers, how he could expand his roster with the use of students from the Washington Ballet’s school, and how many dancers he would be required to employ — which the ballet viewed as stepping into areas of artistic control — were the chief reasons the contract process took so long.”