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The Slutcracker : Ballet meets Burlesque

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”   It’s impossible to believe that the very first performance of Tchaikovsky‘s most famous ballet in 1892 was a flop.  The poor ballerina who was dancing as the Sugar Plum Fairy was criticised for being “corpulent” and “podgy”.  We not sure if that critic was alive now and saw Vanessa White’s new production  what … Continue reading



A Quartet Of Dance inc. the Balletboyz

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The London based BalletBoyz an all-male award winning dance company has always been a Queerguru favorite  Here are dancers Jordan Robson and Bradley Waller with choreography by Christopher Wheeldon and set to contrasting scores by Charlotte Harding and Keaton Henson, Them/Us is an inventive double bill asking where we see ourselves in relation to the … Continue reading



The Accompanist : a queer drama by Frederick Keeve

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  The Accompanist is the feature film directing debut of actor Frederick Keeve who not only writes the script, takes the  starring role, is the producer, but also composes the soundtrack.  It does mean however that this queer drama lacks input from others that could have helped the film have a little less melodrama and … Continue reading



The Royal Ballet at The Royal Opera House : Online

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  The Royal Ballet at The Royal Opera House, London : it simply does not get much better than this . The Metamorphosis dance theatre is an award winning adaptation of Franz Kafka’s novella choreographed & directed by Arthur Pita.   It was actually commissioned by the Royal Opera House Covent Garden for Principal Dancer Edward … Continue reading



Chase Johnsey on being the first gender-fluid ballerina at English National Ballet

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  The American ballet dancer Chase Johnsey who identifies as gender-fluid but still prefers male pronouns is making waves as the first dancer to be accepted into the Corps de Ballet of an international Ballet Company. Up to signing his new contract Johnsey had been a member of the legendary all male Les Ballets Trocodero … Continue reading



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