Poppea Poppea

By In Dance 1 hour 17 min

Revisit the story of Poppea, wife of infamous Roman emperor Nero in an award-winning reimagining by visionary German choreographer on the stage of the ! The theatre's dynamic , founded in 2010 and already a notable name on the international dance scene, offer a vibrant interpretation of the legend, led by the incredible , in which the role of music is indispensable. In a chiaroscuro visual atmosphere imbued with cinematic grandeur, the graceful movements of the dancers blend with melodies and harmonies by a marvelously wide-ranging and eclectic selection of musical talents—from Monteverdi and Schubert to Emilíana Torrini and Cat Power—bring life and intensity to this timeless drama.

Original production of the “Poppea//Poppea” for Gauthier Dance at the Theaterhaus Stuttgart was named one of the world's ten most successful dance productions of 2010 by “Dance Europe” magazine.