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Should choreography be sanitized?
- Choreographers should be able to freely express anything they want to express.
- There should be some sensibility especially when making dances for youth audiences.
- It is the choreographer’s duty to be bold, courageous and fearless --- remember Ballet Russes!
- If the choreography is to the point and it is purposefully executed, it should not be censored.
- When it comes to depiction of violent/rape scenes and political issues, then those themes should be tackled carefully. Choreographers should be concern how the content of their dances comes across.
- Never. And yet, it is happening more and more… Cannot believe Krzysztof Pastor’s “Death in Venice” got canceled because of immorality. Who decides what moral art is?
- Perhaps you should ask the question about where the border line between being politically correct and freedom of speech is. Or, between good and bad taste?
- I feel like… we are becoming less free while being more sensitive and less understanding while being more demanding.
- If Ratmansky’s “Odessa” premiered during different political climate, we would not have such a debate now...