The Ballet Boyz With Unexpected Tastes

George Piper Dances (or the Ballet Boyz, as they are also known) have “an unexpected taste for austere, ostensibly cerebral choreography”. But here are a couple of things to know, writes, Tobi Tobias, “if you believe the folks who say that GPD represents the future of classical ballet, an art they claim is dying on its feet: (1) Classical ballet is a technique that can serve anywhere. (2) Classical ballet is also an art form that, like opera, is most itself when it can operate with a goodly number of performers in a sizeable house.”