With 11 dancers
Grand ThÃ©Ã¢tre de la Ville de Luxembourg
1 Rond-point Schuman
The choreographer Eun-Me Ahn, born in South Korea in 1963, has a rich background: she has explored shamanic traditions, lived in New York for a ...
The choreographer Eun-Me Ahn, born in South Korea in 1963, has a rich background: she has explored shamanic traditions, lived in New York for a long time, had a deep friendship with Pina Bausch and is present at major festivals as a figure of the avant-garde. In 2018 she caused a sensation at the Grand ThÃ©Ã¢tre with her Dancing Grandmothers .
In her new piece, Eun-Me Ahn brings together five young dancers who were born in different Asian countries in the year 2000, under the sign of the dragon, with the dancers of her Seoul-based company. During the second half of the twentieth century, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong-Kong and Singapour were known as the "Four Asian dragons", because of their dynamic growth. The idea the choreographer develops in Dragons is about creating a portrait of contemporary Asia and exploring the dynamics that run through dance as it is practiced there.
What does the world look like when you are twenty years old and your life lies ahead of you? What could the future of dance look like in Asia, with its young generation that is deeply rooted in its time and yet steeped in traditions that are sometimes thousands of years old? For Eun-Me Ahn, the body says more than words. It reflects a personal story and way of life. Working with young dancers is an opportunity to take an energy that is both physical and mental into consideration and to tell the reality of a country and of a continent through their bodies.
Choreography & artistic direction Eun-Me Ahn
Music Young-Gyu Jang
Costumes & set design Eun-Me Ahn
Lighting design Jinyoung Jang
Video Jinwon Lee Production Eun-Me Ahn Company
Co-production Arts Council Korea; Yeongdeungpo Cultural Foundation; Busan Cultural Center; ThÃ©Ã¢tre de la Ville ? Paris; Biennale de la Danse de Lyon; Festspielhaus St. PÃ¶lten; Les Halles de Schaerbeek; Weiwuying ? Kaohsiung National Center for the Arts; Les ThÃ©Ã¢tres de la Ville de Luxembourg With the support of Indonesian Dance Festival, ASWARA ? Akademi Seni Budaya Dan Warisan Kebangsaan, and Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse NÂ°1 Eun-Me Ahn is associated artist at ThÃ©Ã¢tre de la Ville ? Paris.Jeudi 22 AVRIL 2021 Ã 20h00
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