Beauty and the Beast?

Theater and ballet posters, Florence, Italy

Spare

Dancing with Diaghilev

Dancing with Diaghilev

Dancing with Diaghilev

Russian Sergei Diaghilev, ballet impresario and founder of the Ballets Russes, is buried on the island of San Michele, Venice’s cemetery. Ballet dancers often leave a spare pair of used toe shoes placed on his grave stone.

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