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Riptide

“Riptide” the first major dance performance created by the Icelandic choreographer and dancer Hlín Hjálmarsdóttir. On this occasion, the Royal Swedish Opera for the first time produced a performance as…

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a Simple Piece

Perpetually moving amidst the dancers on meticulously mapped out paths, a filmmaker focuses sometimes on solos, sometimes on group structures. As if out of nowhere, double the number of dancers…

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Screenscapes

Surreal landscapes found within and without.These shorts embrace the screen as a medium of its own, putting dancers in unusual and daring new places and positions. From animated explorations of…

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Young Men, the movie

Young Men is a feature-length dance film without dialogue shot on location in Northern France featuring dancers from BalletBoyz dance company. Young Men received a nomination for the highly renowned…

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YAG

In Ohad Naharin’s YAG, Batsheva’s first production adapted especially for the screen, Naharin uses cinematic language to communicate his work both as director and choreographer. The disappearance of the stage,…

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The Car Man

Matthew Bourne’s thrilling and sexy choreography is danced to one of the most instantly recognisable scores in classical music. Filmed live at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London, Matthew Bourne’s The Car…

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Amelia

The multi-award-winning dance film Amelia (2002) explores the use of point technique using extended intertwining solos, complex partnering sequences and extreme speed to generate powerful performances with unexpected moments of…

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Midsummer Night’s Dream

After the sensational success of A Swan Lake, performed by the Norwegian National Ballet in 2014 at the Oslo Opera, the choreographical prodige Alexander Ekman created his Midsummer Night’s dream in April 2015…

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Harry

For this creation, choreographed on the BJM dancers, the Israeli-American choreographer Barak Marshall was inspired by the inner battles we all wage. “Life is a constant struggle,” he says, “in…