By Laura Katz Rizzo
Using vast archival learn, dance research, and American feminist thought, Dancing the Fairy Tale locations ladies on the heart of a old narrative to bare how the construction and function of The snoozing good looks within the years among 1937 and 2002 made major contributions to the improvement and institution of an American classical ballet. Katz Rizzo highlights not just what ladies have performed not just backstage, as directors, manufacturers, or administrators of ballet businesses and faculties, but additionally as lively interpreters embodying the ballet's name role.
In the method, Katz Rizzo additionally emphasizes the significance of local websites outdoors of destinations normally understood as vital to the advance of ballet within the United States.
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