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- ‘She introduced ballet to remote crevices of the world and inspired balletomania thousands of miles from her native Russia.’
- ‘Perversely, the Trocks, who always have one foot in genuine balletomania, are ahead of the curve when it comes to historic revivals.’
- ‘I don't experience such balletomania with other ballet companies, but these unique Kirov dancers have constantly renewed my passion in ballet.’
- ‘Washington is a town where balletomania is more diluted than in other national capitals like Paris, London, Moscow and Copenhagen.’
- ‘Mania, not just balletomania, reigned, with visits by companies from the Bolshoi to the Royal through the 70's.’
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