Myanmar: Traditional dance troupes face additional restrictions

Traditional dance troupes face additional restrictions – Mizzima News/IFEX, July 12, 2011
…”They need to perform a full-dress rehearsal in front of us three or four days prior to the actual stage performance. Then we will tell them which parts are unacceptable,” Myint Thein Pe told Mizzima. “We will examine their jokes and clothes. We will not allow them to say rude jokes. In the past, they submitted their videos to the censorship board prior to the release of a video and sometimes we had to censor, so they suffered losses. That’s why we have demanded a full-dress rehearsal…”

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