Dutch National Ballet principal dancer Anna Tsygankova has a costume fitting, during rehearsals for Mata Hari. Photo: AFP

First world war spy Mata Hari brought to life in new Dutch ballet

Almost as well known for her scandalous affairs as for her erotic, Eastern-influenced choreography, Mata Hari is the subject of the Dutch National Ballet’s new production almost a century after her execution for treason

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Dutch National Ballet principal dancer Anna Tsygankova has a costume fitting, during rehearsals for Mata Hari. Photo: AFP
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