‘Ballet Is Dying,’ Says Critic Jennifer Homans

From the epilogue to her history of ballet, Apollo’s Angels: “After years of trying to convince myself otherwise, I now feel sure that ballet is dying. … [Our] intense preoccupation with re-creating history is more than a momentary diversion: we are watching ballet go, documenting its past and its passing before it fades altogether.”

Source: The New Republic 10/13/10