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Les Ballets Trockadero De Monte Carlo

Dance Your Way Into the Fall With Festivals That Take You to the Past and To the Future

ZEALnyc | Posted 09.16.2016 | Arts
ZEALnyc

By Natasha Nesic, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, September 16, 2016 No one enjoys returning to work after summer vacation. The leftovers of wanderlust ...

Beyond the Lashes: Matthew Poppe and the Trockaderos

Carla Escoda | Posted 06.08.2016 | Arts
Carla Escoda

The history of Western society's obsession with women's looks can be traced through the often peculiar, but revealing, history of gender representation on the ballet stage. Ballet's twin aesthetic of ethereal beauty and youthful sexual allure -- with an idealized view of women at the focal point -- has been achieved over centuries of restrictive body ideals and a monastic discipline.

Fancy Footwork

George Heymont | Posted 04.21.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

It's hard to believe that, among its many historical landmarks, 2014 celebrated the 40th anniversary of the founding of Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo. In its infancy, the all-male ballet troupe sent shock waves through the dance world.

Paul Ghiselin on Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 08.25.2013 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

It is now nearly forty years since the beginning of the campy drag company that has become a mainstream attraction at theaters all over the world. Ghiselin believes that the, "reason it still works is that we're bringing high art and humor together and it's a very unusual combination."

What's So Funny About A Guy In A Tutu?

Posted 02.01.2012 | Arts

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo is a dance troupe of all male ballerinas (aka mallerinas) who poke fun at the stuffy traditions of ballet and ad...