Music: For Whom the Tutus Toss

It was a great season for the tossing tutus.* Last week's box offices at Manhattan's Metropolitan Opera House, where the Ballet Theatre closed a four weeks' engagement with standing room only, topped even last year's high. The art of choreography had never had such lavishly enthusiastic U.S. audiences.

Choreography is the actual designing of the ballet in motion. The choreographer decides what dancers shall execute what steps and where & when. If he is good, he produces a subtle, varied, striking composition in motion, as individual as a fine composer's music. Experienced balletomanes, glancing at their programs, look first for the name...

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