Katy Pyle Is Queering Up the Ballet Canon with Her Ballez

A flock of polyamorous princes, a chorus of queer dying swans, a dominatrix witch: These are a few of the characters that populate the works of Katy Pyle, who, with her Brooklyn-based company Ballez, has been uprooting ballet’s gender conventions since 2011. Historically, ballet has not allowed for the expression of lesbian, transgender or gender-nonconforming […]