The first dance theatre version of" The Elephant Man" World premiere at The Bellevue Theatre, Copenhagen, 2013.
Choreography/direction: Cathy Marston.
Composer: Louise Alenius.
Set designer: Helle Damgaard.
Story: Leila Vestergaard, Louise Alenius, Cathy Marston, Alexander Kolpin.
Artistic director/producer: Alexander Kolpin
45 min. version of the classic story about Joseph Merrick (Elephant Man) portraying his disability and evolution as human, until his early death was challenged by his physical appearance.
About 2 friends battling over the same girl. One guy being cocky thinking he owns her, where the girl is more interested in the impotent guy.
Whole film is shot without ever seeing the actors faces, to emphasize the contradiction of verbal and body language.
Trine Dyrholm, Troels Lyby, Lars Brygman.