Thank you for your opinion. We all have them.
The product you are witnessing from the early 2000's was when the current membership was either in their diapers or not even thought of in the minds of their parents. Whomever is in charge of instruction at Phantom (and there are many), have enabled these adults to buy into and portray what this show was meant to portray.
Almost all of us remember this show. It was JD's 2nd year with the corps. It was Paul R's first year with the corps. It was Phantom's first foray into B-flat instrumentation. It was also their return to white