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Dance

Does Tamara Rojo really think female choreographers are being stifled by sexism?

In the battle between men and women choreographers, the Mariinsky’s all-male line-up at the Millennium Centre won out over Rojo’s She Said triple at ENB

23 April 2016

9:00 AM

23 April 2016

9:00 AM

She Said

English National Ballet

Mariinsky Ballet

Wales Millennium Centre

The Winter’s Tale

Royal Ballet, in rep until 10 June

Tamara Rojo programmed three female choreographers for her English National Ballet spring bill because, she said, she had never danced a ballet by a woman, and wanted to see what women would produce. Just the two begged questions here. First, that female choreographers are being stifled by institutionalised sexism in the ballet establishment.

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