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Two/Boléro

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Time Out says

Emio Greco and Pieter C. Scholten, directors of both Ballet National de Marseille and ICK Amsterdam, have spent two decades researching what they call 'the body in rebellion': an intuitive body confronted with music, with space; the body as the central axis of the creation of choreography. In this session the duo present two pieces, 'Two', a male/female duo/duel where one reproduces the gesture of the other and which is a response to the fascination Greco and Scholten with the idea of the double; and 'Bolero', where the choreographers break away from the classic versions of the famous Maurice Ravel ballet to embrace a contemporary approach. On a stripped-bare stage, eight dancers seem to be fighting against Ravel's monumental, repetitive score, in constant crescendo.

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