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Josette Baïz / Groupe Grenade

MAC Créteil

Mar 14Mar 16, 2019

10 à 22€




The freshness and energy of young « Grenades » in the repertoire of six major choreographers. An international win-win dance.

The juvenile freshness and the hybrid technique of Groupe Grenade performers - who refuse to choose between classical, contemporary, jazz or hip-hop dance because the world is half-breed - has forged their unique talent. Driven by choreographer Josette Baïz since its creation in 1990, this company that brings together nearly thirty young dancers moves along a suitable path. At Josette Baïz’s request, six major contemporary choreographers entrusted excerpts from their repertoires to the company. Canadian Crystal Pite, Korean Eun-Me Ahn, Anglo-Bengali Akram Khan, Israeli Barak Marshall, Belgian Wim Vandekeybus and Australian Lucy Guerin headline this wonderful transmission program that lives up to its name: « From East to West, from Melbourne to Vancouver », landing in Aix-en-Provence, where the company is based, and drawing a dancing arch that brings all together.

Jeanne Liger

choreography Lucy Guerin Untrained (2009) / Attractor (2017), Eun-Me Ahn Louder ! Can You Hear Me (2006), Akram Khan Kaash (2002 ), Barak Marshall Monger (2008), Wim Vandekeybus Speak Low If You Speak Love… (2015), Crystal Pite Grace Engine (2008) directrice artistique Josette Baïz cie Groupe Grenade

lighting design Erwann Collet perfomance 30 dancers of Groupe Grenade from 9 to 18 years old