Kolesnikova believes some companies are more concerned about their “brand” than their dancers. “The ballet world frowns on the individual freedom of dancers. The ballet brands come first – not the freedom of the individual dancer,” she said. “In the ballet world, in too many cases, the status of dancers is similar to that of actors in medieval theatre – subservient. There are few personal freedoms and dancers have to commit to tough regimes.”
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Community-based oral history projects, often seeking to enhance feelings of local identity and pride, tend to side step more difficult and controversial aspects of a community's history, as interviewer and narrator collude to present the community's best face.
More practically, narrators whose interviews are intended for web publication, with a potential audience of millions, are perhaps more likely to exercise a greater degree of self-censorship than those whose interviews will be placed in an archive, accessible only to scholarly researchers. Personal motives too can color an interview.