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In Performance: Michael Clark – come, been and gone (Vienna, Austria)

come, been and gone Michael Clark Festspielhaus St.Pölten 4.5.2013 St.Pölten, Austria The incredible dancers of the Michael Clark Company from London present revolutionary contemporary dance in which the worlds of classical ballet, modern dance and explosive rock music meet and coexist in perfect harmony in their work “come, been and gone”. The choreographer Michael Clark, a highly accomplished and award-winning dancer and an alumnus of the Royal Ballet School in London, plays with classical forms that he both celebrates and deconstructs. Daring costumes, radical changes in style, exaggerations, ingenuity, creativity, great visual sense and magical lighting direction make his evenings an unforgettable experience. The German newspaper FAZ said of his choreographies that “D...

In Performance: Hofesh Shechter – Political Mother (St.Pölten, Austria)

Political Mother Hofesh Shechter Festspielhaus St.Pölten 16.2.2013 St.Pölten, Austria The Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter, who recently received a variety of talent and newcomer awards, continues his string of successes with his work “Political Mother”, which premiered in 2010. The piece follows on from the works “Uprising” and “In your rooms”. In 2008, critics described Hofesh Shecter as someone to watch, celebrating the work of the drummer and dancer who is in residence at the Brighton Dome as a new form of contemporary dance. “Political Mother” is louder, faster and more furious than his previous works, and music once again functions as the guiding theme of the performance. A band of drummers and guitarists, a group of dancers and a lightshow reminiscent of a rock concert fire up ...