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Chroma, Infra, Limen

The diversity of wayne mcgregor’s astonishing talent is demonstrated through Chroma, Infra and Limen, each created for the royal ballet, for whom he is resident choreographer. Intimate yet universal, light…

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The Statement

In light of current events, the topicality of The Statement is probably what is most striking about crystal pite’s new work, as the expression of the characters and their use…

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Secus

Ohad Naharin made ‘Shalosh’ (three) in 2005. The ballet consists of three parts: ’Bellus’ (beauty), ’Humus’ (earth), and ’Secus’ (this instead of that). ‘Secus’ was first performed separately in 2012…

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Gizelle

In this acclaimed version by Akram Khan, the greatest Romantic ballet and its story of love, betrayal and redemption are reimagined. As the curtain rises, dancers in shadow push against…

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Stoic

In an iconic library designed by the visual artist Hans Op de Beeck, life is lived as if nothing will ever change. Self-centeredness and a clumsy search for acknowledgement thrive…

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Annonciation

How does the Annunciation, that key moment which underpins a whole religion, resonate in us, what does it awaken? While so many painters over the past 2000 years have sought…

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Сказка о Царе Салтане

Сказка о Царе Салтане — опера Николая Римского-Корсакого, написанная в 1899 году на сюжет одноименной сказки Александра Пушкина. Дмитрий Черняков поставил ее в 2019 году. Римский-Корсаков для Чернякова «постоянный спутник» его постановок: в 2001 году в Мариинском театре…

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Sacred monsters

Sacred Monsters. Monstres Sacres. The term was used for the first time in France in the 19th century as a nickname for the big stars of the theatre, such as…