Originally published on FlipJob.net
As we pride ourselves on bringing unique perspectives and insight to web journalism, we’ve reached out to touch the surface of one of the world’s greatest taboos – Male Ballet Dancers. Chief Editor, Matt Caputo, ventured into the dark corners of an AOL chat room for the reporting of this story.
*Please state your name for the record, where your from and who you work for?
Lance Campbell, I’m originally from Dallas,Texas ,and I used to work for the Orlando Ballet Company
*When did you first become a male ballet dancer?
I first started dancing when I was 10 years old
*What compelled you to want to dance?
It’s just something you have to do,or you don’t, it’s not something you can fight….you just need to move, and express something.
*What is the coolest thing about being a male ballet dancer?
Being around so many women of course…haha…Nah probably being such a low percentage of the dance world.
*What is the worst part about being a male ballet dancer?
Hmm. Besides getting kicked, smacked and wacked in the nuts? Probably, all the drama that all ballet girls bring you into your everyday life.
*As I’m familiar with your career, is fighting boners in a leotard one of the biggest problems facing the male ballet dancer today?
If I have had problems with such a thing, I haven’t had any complaints. Next question
*What is the most common misconception about male ballet dancers?
That we are all flaming homosexuals, which as you know, IS NOT true. Speaking of which, I need a girl bro hook it up, I know you’ve got tons. Spread the wealth.
*As a male ballet dancer, it’s important to know, what is your stand on Welfare?
Haha, If it’s free why not? Ain’t no shame in the food stamp game, son, WORD! Starving artists unite!
*How about capital punishment?
Well I’ll be a fuck sandwich, son, I’m from Texas….. and come on now!… If we had enough room for all the sick fucks to rot away in and die regular, then that would be the best, but we don’t have that kind of room, throw that switch…..any more brain busters?
*Are you in the NRA?
No, I don’t like guns