PRIVATE AUDITIONS FOR PROFESSIONAL DANCERS
AT THE BALLET NATIONAL DE MARSEILLE
Possible contract : from January 2016
Emio Greco I Pieter C. Scholten, directors of the Ballet National de Marseille, are looking for strong male and female dancers with a solid ballet (pointe shoes for the girls) and contemporary technique, and a strong personality. The willingness to improvise and experiment is required.
Please send your CV and a headshot (no dance pictures) to : email@example.com
The audition will take place at the Ballet National de Marseille - 20 bd Gabès – 13008 Marseille (F).
We will get back to you if you are selected to fix an audition period.
Published on 26 August 2015
Le corps en révolte – Het Lichaam in opstand
Emio Greco I Pieter C. Scholten
17> 19 September – 8PM
Théâtre National de Marseille – La Criée
The international dance production Extremalism is a multi-disciplinary piece performed by 30 dancers, 24 from Marseille and 6 from Amsterdam. This large scale anniversary production crowns 20 years of collaboration by the choreographers’ duo Emio Greco and Pieter C. Scholten. Extremalism celebrates its double premiere in the Netherlands and France, in the Holland Festival and as the opening piece of Montpellier Danse.
Extremalism is about the way mankind responds to today’s crisis. What does a body do in an extreme situation? Or by contrast, how does it survive in a very minimal setting? Extremalism is among the most ambitious and extensive pieces in the works of Emio Greco and Pieter C. Scholten. With 30 dancers on the stage in times of scarcity and cut-backs, the piece is a celebration of contemporary dance and the power of the body.
For this creation, Henk Stallinga, a Dutch designer, has conceived a light sculpture, a round installation that spins around itself like a terrestrial globe, and symbolizes time going by. : yesterday, today and tomorrow. Alongside Pieter C. Scholten’s musical collages, icelandic composer and Björk’s regular collaborator Valgeir Sigurdsson created an original score inspired by "the body in revolt", a theme at the heart of the artistic project of the Italian-Dutch pair.
It’s simply fascinating, the sheer beauty of the continually changing division of the space effected by the mass in conjunction with the energy that is flowing: you’re looking at almost abstract images, which at the same time have a very human and even a political and religious charge. There is a tension between order and chaos, between vulnerability and strength, between good and evil. (de Volkskrant)
Dramaturgy Jesse Vanhoeck / light sculpture Studio Stallinga / Music Valgeir Sigurdsson / Lighting Henk Danner / Costume design Clifford Portier
World premiere Holland Festival Amsterdam, 06.2015
French premiere Montpellier Danse, 06.2015
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Prices 9€ > 24€
Published on 22 June 2015