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Organization: The Trockadero Gloxinia Ballet Company

"In 1972, three members (Larry Ree, Richard Goldberger, and Lohr Wilson) of Charles Ludlam's Ridiculous Theatrical Compnay formed their own dance troupe, the Trockadero Gloxinia Ballet Company. [The group] combin[ed]... camp, drag, exaggeration, and Ludlam's respect for theatrical history... Performing in a succession of Greenwich Village lofts and small theaters the Gloxinia attracted a growing audience base, enough to expand the company to a dozen dancers... Four members of Ree's troupe decided to form their own company in 1974. Thus was born Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo..."
Source: Claude J. Summers, ed., The Queer Encyclopedia of Music, Dance, & Musical Theater. Cleis Press, 2004.
founded in 1971
Arlene Croce wrote about the company (including its 1974 performance at La MaMa) in her essay "Two Trockaderos," which first appeared as an essay in the New Yorker, and then in her book, "Writing in the Dark, Dancing in the New Yorker".
Source: Arlene Croce, Writing in the Dark, Dancing in the New Yorker. Macmillan, 2003.
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Natch Taylor (is member of)
Larry Ree (is member of)
Richard Goldberger (is member of)
Lohr Wilson (is member of)
Anthony Bassae (is member of)
Peter Anastos (is member of)
Cheritska Labanova (has as member)
Mariana Bublitshskaya (has as member)
Violyetta Lugubriosova (has as member)
Zenubia Gaborgias (has as member)
Roy Blakey (is work partner of)
Eric Concklin (has as manager)
Phyhena Liphuart (has as member)
Grace Maximova (has as member)
Carlotta Orlandini (has as member)
Natalia Veceslova (has as member)
Murfa Smirnova (has as member)
Olga Plushinskaya (has as member)
Tatiana Yusophova (has as member)
Jaquin Kubanova (has as member)