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Evening of contemporary dance at the Paris Opera

Author: François Roussillon et Associés

FRA Cinéma presents Thierrée / Shechter / Pérez / Pite live in cinemas.

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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 that thrilled audiences at the Palais Garnier in Paris Opera 16/17 season.

The live transmission will include interviews with the choreographers by Aurélie Dupont, Director of Dance at the Paris Opera.

Thierrée / Shechter / Pérez / Pite will be broadcast live on Thursday 24 May 2018 at 19:30 in France and Europe, Morocco, Canada then will be shown later in cinemas in France and in others territories as Australia.

Recording location Palais Garnier
Duration 135 mn
Director Cédric Klapisch
Distribution theatrical FRA Cinéma

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