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Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo – Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Artistic Director: Tory Dobrin Reviewer: Victoria Bawtree For over 40 years, “The Trocks” have been entertaining audiences worldwide: since 1974 the group has performed in 35 countries and over 600 cities. For two days only, Canterbury’s Marlowe Theatre plays host to a dedicated, physical and extremely impressive troupe of dancers, who interpret and gently parody classical ballet as you’ve never ...

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Carlos Acosta: A Classical Farewell – The Lowry, Salford

Choreography: Marius Petipa, August Bournonville, Kenneth MacMillan, Michael Fokine, Agrippina Vaganova, Ben Stevenson, Gustavo Mollajoli, Ben Van Cauwenbergh, Carlos Acosta, Raul Reinoso, Georges Garcia Reviewer: Peter Jacobs After a glittering career as one of the most iconic dancers of his generation, Carlos Acosta presents A Classical Farewell, his final programme of classical dance, as his career transitions to the future. ...

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Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo – The Lowry, Salford

General Director: Eugene McDougle Artistic Director: Tory Dobrin Reviewer: Iain Sykes Since its formation in 1974 and its early days of dancing in Off-Off Broadway shows, the reputation of Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo has grown apace until the troupe find itself where it is today, hailed as one of the world’s finest exponents of classical ballet and modern ...

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Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Artistic Director: Tony Dobrin Dances Staged by: Alexandre Minz and Elena Kunikova Reviewer: Val Baskott [rating:4.5] Artistic director Tony Dobrin’s mission statement for New York based Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo is clear and concise; to bring the pleasure of dance to the broadest audience possible. The company was founded in 1974 by a group of male dancers keen ...

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Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo – Birmingham Hippodrome

General Director: Eugene McDougle Artistic Director: Tory Dorbin Reviewer: Karen McCandless [Rating:4] Let’s be honest, ballet isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. But that’s because they haven’t seen a performance from Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo or “The Trocks” as they are affectionately known. Male ballet dancers pretending to be female ballet dancers – so ballet drag queens – is ...

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Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo – The Lowry, Salford

Artistic director: Tony Dobrin Dances staged by: Alexandre Minz and Elena Kunikova Reviewer: Dave Cunningham [Rating:5] Some things are just funny. If the sight of muscular, hairy men squeezed into ballet tutus doesn’t tickle your funny bone then this is not the show for you. But ‘Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo’ is far more than just a series of ...

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