But in the end the dancers leave the singers to their own devices and return to the other dancers, before a real crossover happens and the singer becomes an integral part of the movement…. But when a creator hasn’t had those opportunities before and does not know when he or she will get the chance again to enjoy those resources, there is a hunger to take one’s chance, to use everything.
Now that I’m living in Bratislava, I thought I should go out to see the contemporary dance scene here.
Last Thursday George Miklas and I decided to catch the Danish Design Evening at the Design Factory in Bratislava…. Eva met Zuzana the very charming architect and one of the directors of the Design Factory.
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His show Unter dem Glassturz at Semper Depot garnered little critical praise while privately the Homunculus dancers were furious to see their talents wasted, complaining both about the action which involved a lot of standing around and lying on the floor and Bienter’s imperious manner (quite frankly standard practice in the ballet rehearsal rooms) and his refusal or inability to take advantage of their own invention and fantasy…. Selimov’s Oh it’s Vienna is the best piece of work I’ve seen from Homunculus – and while I only saw it in a rehearsal performance, I believe time will show Oh it’s Vienna to be one of the lasting works of contemporary Austrian dance.
To end up face down in a city part somewhere in France or Canada, my spine broken by a police boot but my soul intact, the light extinguishing altogether. Some would argue that there are successful directors who live from their art. To be honsest, for most well off directors make their money and spend their energy on television commercials, banal television or empty commercial film.
two sides with the orchestra using a line along the side audience in the four cornersstranger pink linetortured movmenta cycle of movementone quieter than the othercoming and going from the audiencegreat group of dancersall different types (tall, short)attractive, properly groomed.