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Events for October 31, 2019 › Contemporary
In Split, the strange yet very intense interrelation between two female dancers raises questions, such as: are they aspects of the same personality split asunder? Or are they lovers oscillating between tenderness and aggression? To compelling music by the composer Scanner, Split appears as a metaphor for a relationship between two individuals – demanding, physical and intimate.
Presented by Lucy Guerin at the Agora de la danse from October 30 - November 1Find out more »
Layering past and present, Spirit interweaves contemporary dance with ancestral traditions and sacred Aboriginal cultural rituals. In seven dazzling stories told in movement, music and light, the piece explores the connection of Australia’s Indigenous peoples to territory and the land. The haunting soundscape envelops and drives the bodies of the 17 supple, energetic performers. Their visceral, athletic dance conjures the vast spaces of their homeland, with dizzying leaps, dynamic sequences and powerful movements. A journey to the heart of a dream world.
Presented by Danse Danse at Place des Arts from October 30 to November 2Find out more »
What does it mean to be human, in an era when our destructive influence over the planet is rapidly redefining the laws of nature? Combining presentational club spectacle with dramaturgy from Victoria Hunt on raw bodily exploration, this magnetic solo performance by Justin Shoulder introduces the figure of Carrion: a post-human spectre that has the ability to shapeshift into multiple forms and speak multiple languages.
A production by Phasmahammer presented by the MAI at the Monument-National from October 30 to November 2.Find out more »
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