Male ballet dancer in Mexico
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Male ballet dancers in Mexico aim to defy 'machismo' society

15 August 2013 Last updated at 08:19 BST

Latin American ballet has traditionally been dominated by Cuba with its Soviet inspired system of ballet training for young children.

Now Mexico is experiencing a classical dance boom, with a group of young dancers challenging the country's traditional values as they learn to dance.

Will Grant reports from Mexico.