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Important Acronyms (abbreviations)


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#1 Victoria Leigh

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Posted 11 July 2002 - 05:19 PM

Here are some abbreviations often used on this site. This is not an exhaustive list, but it is helpful.

ABT American Ballet Theatre
BB Boston Ballet
BBT Bossov Ballet Theatre
CPYB Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet
DTH Dance Theatre of Harlem
DTHS Dance Theatre of Harlem School
HB Houston Ballet
IBC International Ballet Competition
JBC Joffrey Ballet of Chicago
KCB Kansas City Ballet
MCB Miami City Ballet
Mr. B Nickname for George Balanchine
NBC National Ballet of Canada
NBS National Ballet School (Canada)
NCSA North Carolina School of the Arts
NYCB New York City Ballet
NYSSSA New York State Summer School of the Arts
OBT Oregon Ballet Theatre
PBT Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
PNB Pacific Northwest Ballet
POB Paris Opera Ballet
RAD Royal Academy of Dance
RB Royal Ballet
RBS Royal Ballet School
R.B.Soc Russian Ballet Society.
RWB Royal Winnipeg Ballet
SAB School of American Ballet
SFB San Francisco Ballet
UBA Universal Ballet Academy
VSA Virginia School of the Arts
WSB Washington School of Ballet
WB Washington Ballet
YAGP Youth America Grand Prix

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#2 BW

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Posted 10 March 2004 - 11:11 AM

Here are some more acronyms that are commonly employed on the board:

DD: dancing daughter
DS: dancing son
DK: dancing kids
DH: dear husband
AD: artistic director
SI: summer intensive
RA: resident assistant


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