Choreography by Charles Jude after Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot Libretto by Théophile Gautier and Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges after Heinrich Heine. The ballet tells the story of a lovely peasant girl named Giselle who has a passion for dancing, and when she finds out the man she loves is engaged to someone else she dies of a broken heart.
The small guy with his mustache, his bowler hat and his bamboo cane is world-famous. However, who is the man behind this figure? Mario Schröder wondered the same thing when choreographing “Chaplin”.
Black and White – Sweet Dreams
Nederlands Dans Theater: the name has long stood for innovative dance theater on the cutting edge. But when Czech choreographer Jiří Kylián works with the ballet, something completely new is created.
A Musical Theatre by Alain Platel. For years, the tension between the group and the individual has been the central theme in Platel’s performances. In C(H)OEURS, so far his biggest project, he examines – together with his dancers and the Teatro Real choir – how ‘dangerously beautiful’ a group can be.
Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker from a different point of view – very refreshing, very unusual, very hip hop. This is what the French choreographer Bouba Landrille Tchouda makes out of E.T.A. Hoffmann’s story “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s romantic and moving composition.
The father of Contemporary Indian Dance, Astad Deboo embodies the journey of balance between the ephemeral and the material, between annihilation and infinity. Inspired by the poem of Muslim poet Hazrat Bulleh Shah, Deboo presents this piece in conjunction with the music of Yukio Tsuji.
Greek mythology meets cutting-edge contemporary ballet in a captivating live performance. Modern dance brings to life the classic tale of Theseus and the Minotaur, featuring an eclectic range of music from Johann Sebastian Bach to Nine Inch Nails.
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