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Girls in Focus at Hungarian State Oper

Dates

9/12/2018 - 4/13/2019

Theatre

Hungarian State Oper


Andrássy út 22
Budapest,



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American choreographer Robert North originally created this one-ace dance show in 1974 for the male dancers of the London Contemporary Dance Theatre to show, with an ironic slant, the expression in dance of masculinity and the "macho spirit". Its uniqueness arises from the fact that, in the second half of the 20th century, a ballet performance solely by males was a great rarity. Today it is a modern classical and ahas entered into the repertoire of a number of the world's major companies.

The Hungarian National Ballet, however, has put a twist on the work: departing from tradition, certain of our performances will feature, in place of the men, "amazons" performing sequences of movement of masculine difficulty.

The first time the female version of this work was performed in September 2014 by the Hungarian National Ballet, which was also its European premiere.

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