"Gina Young trims the fat off of contemporary dance and gender mores... Don't miss!" - LA Downtown News

Butch Ballet is writer and director Gina Young’s love letter to female masculinity. A series of private moments and pedestrian dances created for and with a cast of butch women, trans men, gender nonconforming and nonbinary performers (with little actual ballet involved), Butch Ballet is a movement-theater piece of minimalist vignettes tackling softness and hardness, otherness and belonging, love and desire, butch iconography and of course... swimwear. 

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BUTCH BALLET has been presented by REDCAT's New Original Works Festival (2017) and the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs' LA Dance Platform. (2018)

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