`Grandiva' to Show Muscular Twist of Classic Ballet
By Yoon Ja-young for The Korea Times
Solemn graceful Tchaikovsky fills the stage. Dancers in white tutus twirl and leap gracefully. But hang on, what’s that? Are those unshaven legs and hairy chests I see straining beneath the silk? These ballerinas are all male!
``Les Ballets Grandiva,’’ to be staged in Seoul for the first time from Aug. 12 to 15, is an all male comic ballet show, although the word ``grandiva’’ is derived from the word grand goddess. click for more