Triptych 0811 explores the relationship between dreams, reality, and ambition.

Ella Fiskum Danz draws inspiration from the art triptych, in which three images or panels are separate, yet together.

The Norwegian dance company journeys into the inner life of fantastic aspirations flanked by the obstacles of real life. Using classical ballet vocabulary in stark contrast to aspects of contemporary life, Fiskum culls together a theatrical dreamscape: a woman in a burqa, a ballerina turned nightclub dancer, a Hollywood starlet played by a man, and a prima ballerina. With a live performance by Norwegian rock guitar legend Ronni Le Tekrø and innovative stage design by Serge von Arx, the audience is invited to view multiple realities through the lives of the characters on stage.

September 18, 2012

Curator: Hélène Lesterlin

empac.rpi.edu/events/2012/fall/triptych-0811

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