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Cuba Ballet is everywhere, at least in Habana. I found a building and set off looking for a dancer. It took a few days was turned down and told i needed permission from the Gov to photograph at a school. A local photographer had a friend who danced ballet it took a few tries asking. One thought it was just a prank and never showed up. Finally it worked out and after the unusual questions about the purpose we were set to shoot. I have never seen a real ballet dancer up close. If they are all like well trained i would take one over a model anytime. almost no direction was needed.

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