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EXTREMALISM — Ballet National de Marseille & ICKamsterdam – Emio Greco | Pieter C. Scholten

Start

saturday
  • 20.00 Concertzaal
  • 21.30 Expected end time
  • Post-performance talk by Steven De Belder

About

Thirty dancers, thirty bodies, thirty revolts, thirty reflections on the present

The international dance production Extremalism is a multi-disciplinary piece performed by dancers from Marseille and from Amsterdam. This large scale anniversary production crowns 20 years of collaboration by the choreographers' duo Emio Greco and Pieter C. Scholten.

Extremalism is about the way mankind responds to today's crisis. What does a body do in an extreme situation? Or by contrast, how does it survive in a very minimal setting? Extremalism is among the most ambitious and extensive pieces in the works of Emio Greco and Pieter C. Scholten. In times of scarcity and cut-backs, the piece is a celebration of contemporary dance and the power of the body.

'The first dance collaboration of Amsterdam and Marseille offers a titillating combination of quality and idiosyncrasy.'

— de Volkskrant****

Program and performers

Performers

Emio Greco, Pieter C. Scholten: concept & choreography
Ballet National de Marseille & ICKamsterdam: dance
Henk Danner: lighting design
Henk Stallinga: lightsculpture
Clifford Portier: costumes

production: Ballet National de Marseille, & ICKamsterdam
coproduction: Holland Festival 2015, Montpellier Danse 2015, Maison de la Culture d’Amiens
with the support of Ammodo

Context

Sat 13.02.16 / 13.00 / Studio 1
Dance workshop by company of Emio Greco | Pieter C. Scholten
A must for all who love to dance.
Non-professional dancers also welcome!
€ 20 (no discounts)
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