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THE PERFECT GARDEN – Impuls Tanz Festival 2012

The Perfect Garden choreographed by Chris Haring, performed by Liquid Loft in the Odeon Theatre, Vienna – Impuls Tanz Festival, 9pm, August 3, 2012. I was really excited to see The Perfect Garden having studied Chris Haring’s work D.A.V.E.  for part of my thesis.  Haring cleverly fused visual projections and dancers together in D.A.V.E. so … Continue reading

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DRUMMING LIVE – Impuls Tanz Festival 2012 Performance Notes

Rosas/Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker & Ictus performing Drumming Live, choreographed by Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker and Drumming music composed by Steve Reich at the Burgtheater, Vienna – Impuls Tanz Festival, July 16, 2012. Drumming Live is a very impressive work.  The dancers stood, waiting on stage as the audience entered the grand theatre and took … Continue reading

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TeZukA – Juli Dans Festival

Eastman Company performing TeZukA choreographed by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui at the Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam – Juli Dans Festival, 8:30pm, July 13, 2012. This piece was inspired by Omar Tezuka’s (1928-1989) manga comic books.  Ten dancers from Larbi’s Eastman Company take on various manga characters.  As I am not very familiar with manga the only character that … Continue reading

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COMPAGNIE MARIE CHOUINARD – Juli Dans Festival

Compagnie Marie Chouinard performing Etude #1 and Henri Michaux: Mouvements choreographed by Marie Chouinard at the Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam – Juli Dans Festival, 8:30pm, July 7, 2012. Before going to see this performance I had already formed mixed expectations.  Having seen the company perform on two previous occasions – once in Australia (Brisbane Festival, 2008) and … Continue reading