Twyla Tharp – It’s A Guy Thing

“It is perhaps a disappointment, politically, that America’s foremost female choreographer has such an obsession with manliness, and with telling us that men can perform ballet without becoming homosexuals. But Tharp has a point: the movement style associated, in this country, with standard-issue virility–the way men get around on those big, shambly legs of theirs–is beautiful, and is rarely featured in ballet.”