A party is a ritual. A gathering point around which new relationships might build or fall apart, when one might experience near-religious euphoria or deep existential angst.
Even as Körper’s stage imagery suggests that each body shares in its corporeality, its mortality — even as dancers entwine seamlessly — there are no slick answers for how we might return to the humane, to building connected, undivided communities.
Paris Opera Ballet presents The Seasons’ Canon by Crystal Pite at Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay 21-23 June.
Does it belong to Newton? Adam and Eve? Does Shiro Takatani want me to care?
Jerome Robbins was an immensely prolific artist of his times. His creative pursuit saw him performing and choreographing between the ballet world, Broadway, and the screen.
Held up in great regard, artists enter into training as children at the Paris Opera Ballet School, their lives and their families’ lives moulded to fit the high demands of elite training.