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|Date of birth||08/16/1980|
|Gender identity||genderqueer lesbian|
|Known for||Ballez Company|
Katy Pyle is an American ballet dancer and choreographer. They are the founder and artistic director of Ballez, which is a "a radically inclusive queer space" for ballet classes, performances, and community.
Quotes[edit | edit source]
|«||Ballet is a very codified set of postures that was designed to make people look “attractive,” in a certain Western European court system with very particular expectations for how women and men should move. The movements themselves are ridiculous, hyper-gendered costumes that you can put on to your skeleton, like drag. I'm combining those aspects in unexpected ways, for example, taking a really powerful leap and then adding this super femme hand gesture on top of it.||»|
References[edit | edit source]
- Bio, retrieved May 17, 2020
- Kravitz, Melissa (29 June 2018). "Inside the Movement to Make Ballet a More LGBTQ-Inclusive Space". Cosmopolitan. Retrieved 17 May 2020.
- Rivera, Zayda (28 June 2017). "She Felt Trapped By Ballet's Gender Rules, And Now Leads An Inclusive And Innovative Troupe". A Plus. Retrieved 17 May 2020.
- Stake, Kristen (May 1, 2018). "Lez Dance — Ballez Artistic Director Katy Pyle on queering ballet vocabulary in Maine". The Portland Phoenix. Retrieved May 17, 2020.
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