An unusual situation. This company lacked girls good enough, so a man has to dance Snow Queen:
Male Dancer, Sans Tutu, Will Dance Role of Snow Queen in Tajikistan
By Emily Quinn
In the Tajikistan state ballet’s production of The Snow Queen ... the title role will be played by a male dancer... <a href=http://www.playbillarts.com/news/article/1214.html target=_blank>more</a>
Snow Queen or drag queen?
Reuters via Yahoo! News
DUSHANBE (Reuters) - Tajikistan's state ballet has had to ask one its male dancers to take the lead role in a production of Snow Queen because there are no women who can dance the part. <a href=http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/nm/20050120/od_uk_nm/oukoe_odd_tajikistan_ballet_1 target=_blank>more</a>
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