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Several countries followed the model of the French academies of the 16th and 17th centuries by setting up institutions designed to maintain and perfect standards in the arts. One of the most famous dance academies is the Imperiale Regia Accademia di Ballo which was established in 1812 by Benedetto Ricci in Milan, attached to the Teatro alla Scala. London's Royal Academy of Dancing was opened in 1920.

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