Piece for 6 dancers
Music: Alva Noto
and Ryuichi Sakamoto
Sound creation: 79D
Scenography and costumes: Lorris Dumeille
Lighting: Éric Soyer
Angelin Preljocaj, born in France of Albanian parents, is one of France’s foremost choreographers today. He is the Artistic Director of Ballet Preljocaj, based in Aix-en-Provence since 1996, and with his company he has performed all around the world, creating commissioned ballets notably for La Scala in Milan, the New York City Ballet and the Paris Opera Ballet.
Angelin Preljocaj has received numerous awards, including the “Grand Prix National de la Danse” (French Ministry of Culture, 1992), the “Benois de la danse” for his ballet Le Parc in 1995, the “Bessie Award” for Annonciation in 1997, “Les Victoires de la musique” for Roméo et Juliette in 1997, the “Globe de Cristal” for Snow White in 2009. Angelin Preljocaj is “Officier des Arts et des Lettres”, “Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur” and “Officier de l’ordre du Mérite” (May 2006). In 2014, he was distinguished for his Lifetime Achievement in Choreography by the “Samuel H. Scripps American Dance Festival Award”.