Ballet

Ballet is a very skirt friendly form of intense dance. I guess because it was developed in an era when the dancers would wear skirts past their knees as a matter of course (even though ballet was originally considered scandalous and low-brow.)

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Ritual Dance

Skirts and dancing nearly  always go well together.

This is the Cham Ritual Dance.

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PERMISSION IS GRANTED TO REPRODUCE THIS IMAGE SOLELY IN CONNECTION WITH A REVIEW OR EDITORIAL COMMENTARY ON THE DRAGON’S GIFT: THE SACRED ARTS OF BHUTAN EXHIBITION. ALL OTHER REPRODUCTIONS ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED WITHOUT THE PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT OF THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER AND/OR MUSEUM.
Cham Ritual Dance. Photo by Gerard Houghton for Core of Culture.