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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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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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BiT

Maguy Marin signs with BiT her fourty ninth show in just forty years. The title refers to computer term designating the basic unit of measurement of information. This word, very…

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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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Ravel

The French composer Maurice Ravel remains a source of inspiration for any choreographer. Artistic director and star choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and rising talent Jeroen Verbruggen take their vision of…

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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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Young Men

Michael Nunn and William Trevitt, collectively known as the BalletBoyz, have been hailed as pioneers for making dance accessible and reaching a wider audience through their celebrated stage and television…

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In C

In 2021, the dance company Sasha Waltz & Guests began an innovative artistic process that results in the continuous production of both digital and live formats. Terry Riley’s “In C”…