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Kullervo

Why does everything go wrong for this tormented man? In the timeless tale from the Finnish national epic, Kullervo unknowingly seduces his own sister, kills his enemies and finally falls…

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Der Liebhaber

Autobiographical novels are sometimes associated with youth, but The Lover was published in 1984, when Duras was 70, which is to say it was a work that arrived late in her career…

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Flight Pattern

Moving in unison, 36 dancers portray a community of refugees – an anguished pas de deux from one couple is set in strong relief against it. Canadian choreographer Crystal Pite has been…

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Rain

New York composer Steve Reich’s percussions provide a mesmerizingly rhythmical score for Drumming Live, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s ballet created in 1998 by the Rosas Company, and performed today by…

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Four Contemporary Choreographers

Four contemporary choreographers from diverse backgrounds come together to create distinctly original works for the Paris Opera’s resident dance company, leading the dancers to a new form of modernity where bodies…

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the Sacral Dance

The Sacral Dance is production created by Christophe Béranger et Jonathan Pranlas-Descours for the infamous Compañia de Danza Contemporánea de Cuba. The performance was performed at the historic Garcia Lorca…

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Kreatur

Kreatur is about the human body. Isolated or attached to a community, it becomes distorted under pressure. The show’s based on the ideas of taking or losing power, of thinking…

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Bye

BYE (AJÖ) is a dance film choreographed and directed by acclaimed Swedish choreographer Mats Ek. It is a poignant self-reflective solo made for and performed by the inimitable ballerina, Sylvie…

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Body and Soul

Premiere of Body and Soul, choreographed by Vancouver’s own Crystal Pite, and performed by the Paris Opera Ballet. Following the phenomenal success of The Seasons’ Canon in 2016, Pite was invited back in…

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空 KU

What is Ku?In an ever-changing world.The sun rises from the east in the morning and sets in the west in the evening.The moon then rises and its shape changes every…