Dancers, like trick-or-treaters, tend to have personal relationships with their costumes. Children are expected to grow out of dressing up, after all, but many a young woman has continued the habit, this time accompanied by a pirouetting prince and a pair of pointe shoes.

Oregan Ballet Theater sold a decade’s worth of dance costumes in a couple hours, just in time for Halloween but perfect for just dress-up as well. The money raised will go toward future company productions, but the historian for OBT cited pangs of nostalgia.

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