Ballet Studios Try New Ways To Get Boys To Sign Up

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Ballet companies try to be equally made up of men and women, but not enough boys are signing up for ballet classes when they're young. (Courtesy Ballet Austin)
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Ballet academies are trying to recruit more boys, so some are offering young dancers cookies, special outings and — more controversially — free tuition. Critics argue the practice is unfair.

Joy Diaz (@kutjoydiaz) of Here & Now contributor KUT’s Texas Standard headed to ballet class to hear more from parents, teachers and students.

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