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A Quiet Evening of Dance

A Quiet Evening of Dance
A Quiet Evening of Dance
Sadler’s Wells, London
Choreography by William Forsythe with Brigel Gjoka, Jill Johnson, Christopher Roman, Parvaneh Scharafali, Riley Watts, Rauf “RubberLegz” Yasit and Ander Zabala
1st part  Prologue, Catalogue, Epilogue, Dialogue (DUO 2015)   
2nd part  Seventeen/Twenty One 

William Forsythe is undoubtedly one of the foremost choreographers of his generation. For this unusual configuration of new and existing work, Forsythe has imagined something akin to an evening of chamber music, designed to be listened to.

The works range from sparse analytic condensation to baroque inspired counterpoint. The intricate phrasing of the dancers’ breath is the primary accompaniment for a distillation of the geometric origins of classical ballet.

The evening is performed by seven of Forsythe’s most trusted collaborators, who promise to provide insight into the workings of ballet and the mind of the man who has dedicated his work to this task. The programme includes two new pieces, Epilogue and Seventeen/Twenty One; two reimagined repertory works, Dialogue (DUO2015) and Catalogue (Second Edition), as well as Prologue, an excerpt of Seventeen/Twenty One.

Winner of the FEDORA - VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Prize for Ballet 2018.

Photos: Bill Cooper
Co-produced with Théâtre de la Ville-Paris, Théâtre du Châtelet and Festival d’Automne à Paris; Festival Montpellier Danse 2019; Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg; The Shed, New York; 
Onassis Cultural Centre-Athens; deSingel international arts campus, Antwerp.
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1 hour 30 minutes with an intermission.