Action +1: "Exactly what I wanted -1/+3/0/+1"
Saturday 10 December, 20:00-21:00
Sunday 11 December, 18:00-19:00
Diplareios School 1st Floor
Based on "The Rite of Spring" (Le Sacre du Printemps) by Igor Stravinsky.
Performance of the YELP Danceco. company for the 3rd Athens Biennale 2011 MONODROME. Choreogaphy by Mariela Nestora in collaboration with dancers Mary Fofi Anestou and Ioanna Apostolou.
YELP Danceco.’s presentations for the 3rd Athens Biennale MONODROME focus on the subject of sacrifice, while drawing also from Nijinsky’s work.
"Exactly what I wanted" was Sergei Diaghilev’s (director of Ballet Russes) statement after the premiere of the ballet "Le Sacre du Printemps", choreographed by Vaslav Nijinsky, with music composed by Igor Stravinsky, in 1913 in Paris. "Le Sacre du Printemps"was Nijinsky’s only second choreography after "L'apres-midi d'un Faune", yet its premiere ended in one of the most famous audience riots and changed ballet’s history.
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