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Stuart Pimsler dancers performed with DL Middle School students Tuesday. Vicki Gerdes/Tribune

Debunking myths about dancers

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When most people think of a professional dancer, they envision a ballerina who has been in toe shoes since she was a toddler, or someone who started taking ballroom, jazz and tap dance classes almost before he or she could walk.


But the members of the Twin Cities-based Stuart Pimsler Dance and Theater company did their best to debunk that misconception during their visit to the Detroit Lakes area this past week.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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