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The Garland Waltz Of The Flowers In Sleeping Beauty

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The amount of around 10 percent more female than male dancers in classical ballet companies can be explained due to the fact that when the great classical ballets are on the repertoire, huge female corps de ballets are needed to dance the white acts where the ballerinas move uniformly as one corps of swans, ghosts or spirits, for example in Swan Lake, Giselle, La Sylphide or La Bayadere. Also, in other classical ballets there are more corps dances for women than for men. Some of the famous examples are the Waltz of the Flowers in the Nutcracker or the Garland Waltz in Sleeping Beauty.
Nevertheless, when only the dancers with a coloured skin are taken into account, it is striking that the results of the percentages of female and male dancers
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