Four Choreographers of our Time at the Paris Opera

An evening with the Paris Opera Ballet under the sign of contemporary dance, directed by Cédric Klapisch and Miguel Octave!

Four contemporary choreographers come together for a programme that leads the Opera’s dancers to a new form of modernity where bodies vibrate with intensity. To open the evening, James Thierrée takes over the public areas of the Palais Garnier and introduces us to his dream-like world. Israel’s Hofesh Shechter, often lauded for his telluric, trance-evoking dances, offers a new version of his piece The Art of Not Looking Back. Spain’s Iván Pérez occupies the stage of the Opera for the first time with a creation for ten male dancers. To conclude the evening, Canada’s Crystal Pite returns with The Seasons’ Canon, a dazzling creation from 2016.

Directors: Cédric Klapisch, Miguel Octave
Choreographers: James Thierrée, Hofesh Shechter, Iván Pérez, Crystal Pite
Country: France
2018
Runtime: 118 minutes

screening

November 5, 2019 7:00 pm

Delancey Street Screening Room

Price: $17-$20

Live Performance Capture

Runtime: 118 minutes
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