Rosas/Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker


Achterland is a seminal choreography in Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s oeuvre. In this 1990 performance, for the first time, the choreographer gave the musicians a central position on stage and let them play an active role in the overall dynamic – an approach she would repeat in many subsequent projects. The unusual combination of György Ligeti’s and Eugène Ysaÿe’s music inspired De Keersmaeker and her dancers to create an original dance score with a delicate balance between energetic virtuosity and deceleration. This also was the choreographer’s first time writing dancing material specifically for men; she added three male dancers to what until that point had been a predominantly female company. In Achterland, the prevalent femininity and minimalism of several of Rosas’s earlier works gave way to an ambiguous no-man’s-land characterized by a blurring of boundaries and symbols.


choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker | mise en scène Jean Luc Ducourt | dance by (alternately) Laura Bachman, Lav Crncevic, Léa Dubois, José Paulo Dos Santos, Anika Edström Kawaji, Bilal El Had, Frank Gizycki, Robin Haghi, Yuika Hashimoto, Laura Maria Poletti, Soa Ratsifandrihana & Luka Svajda created in 1990 with Nordine Benchorf, Bruce Campbell, Vincent Dunoyer, Fumiyo Ikeda, Marion Levy, Nathalie Million, Carlotta Sagna & Johanne Saunier | music György Ligeti, 8 etudes for solo piano Eugène Ysaÿe, sonatas 1, 3 & 4 for solo violin | musicians (alternating) piano: Wilhem Latchoumia / Joonas Ahonen, viool: Juan María Braceras / Naaman Sluchin | decor Herman Sorgeloos | light Jean Luc Ducourt | costumes Ann Weckx | rehearsal director Fumiyo Ikeda | production rosas | co-production 1990 de munt / la monnaie (brussel), kaaitheater (brussel) stichting van gogh 1990, rotterdamse schouwburg, théâtre de la ville (parijs) | world premiere 27 november 1990, la monnaie / de munt (brussel)
Thu 7 Feb 2019 20:00
Fri 8 Feb 2019 20:00




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