John Neumeier denies racism in his Otello balletNews
The distinguished choreographer, sacked in Copenhagen after dancers objected to his Othello, has spoken for the first time to German radio.
He said many of the reports about the ballet were inaccurate or exaggerated. “The ‘Bild’ newspaper writes that the dancers have to make monkey noises and pat themselves on the head. That doesn’t exist in this choreography,” he declared.
You can listen to the interview here.