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They can be called Danseur's, some call them Ballerino's... but many male dancer's don't like that. Or they can be called just- Male Dancer.

I was a professional dancer for 11 years and I appreciated Danseur, it's more respectful. Ballerino sounds to much like Ballerina.

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