I have considered doing ballet professionally for a long time, but have been questioning its morals for many reasons and wondering if it is acceptable in the Catholic Church.
The first reason I fear its ethics is the amount of time ballet dancers spend in front of the mirror watching themselves, and then performing for people to watch them. As much as I love ballet, does this action cause ballet to be defined by the sin of conceit? Also, is what ballet dancers wear a sinful act or inappropriate by means of the Catholic church’s teachings? Finally, I fear that I would one day get to Heaven and God would not necessarily say “Well done my good and faithful servant.” because this profession is not necessarily marked by the service of others.
What should Catholics think about ballet? Is it truly moral for Catholics?
My only desire is that I do the will of God for my life and that I always serve Him in all ways, just as Jesus taught us.