Repertory Dance Company (RDC)

Hierarchy

Competitiveness

Conservatism

Ego complications that can lead to eating disorders and other ills

Together

Organisation

Problems around being seen as an individual

Financial Security

Archiving the repertory

Underdog perspective

Body as an archive

Injury prone

Travel together

Having to give up personal training preferences

Continuity in work

Development

Unions

Work-clothes provided by the company

Big stage

Big audiences

Support

Stagnation

Museumification

Merging

Dancing

Adjusting

Class

Training

Strain injuries

Stage Make up

Togetherness

Support

Dancer identity

A job

uniformity

homogenous

Passion

multinational

Tour

Free treatment (osteopathy etc.)

Dance job

Choreography

Supporting structure

9-17

compression tights

patience

love

quest for magic

Economy

Economy of physicality

Individuality – collectivity

Agreeing to agree

Caring for the group

Always being ready to deliver

prestige

pushing boundaries

never enough time

People never being paid enough

Chief Executives always going over budget

People that can buy a property

Arson to solve financial problems

Execution

Muscle

Togetherness

Ideas of virtuosity

Tired bodies

Social benefits

Union standards

Long hair

Short hair

Ideas of precision

united colors of benetton

technique

tattoo

high tech training

professionalism

hobbies on the side

tension

very very torn warmup clothes

loyalty

crazy parties

big spaces

ventilation systems

Warmup

stretch

class

pension

Schedules

leg warmers (yes, still)

People being paid

ointment

silent work force

uncritical mass

A lot of costumes

House

Staff

Administration

Massage

Gym

HR

Cleaners

Dressing rooms

Constant workplace

Classes given to them

Schedule by someone else

Following a/ the leaders

Internal hierarchy

Soloists

Chorous

Set work hours

Determined breaks

New colleagues how often?

Challenged by what?

“We keep it in the family”

Security

Safety

pride

to be a part of

to be an executer

names

worth

working with people you do not like

spending time on things you do not want to do

togetherness

be able

bored

lazy

not so good in the studio but beautiful on stage

company star/s

Body measurements

tour

compression stockings (for flights)

Rules

Order

Hierarchy

Expectation

Interpretation

Realization of someone elses ideas

Work

Availability

Safety as in social security. You are aloud to be sick or vabba.

A contract of various length

Too much make up

ballet bar, or a dance bar

Long term visibility

Put together/chosen by a certain standard

an alibi (bad) male dancer

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