“Working the contained interior elegance that carries four dancers and deforming them by creating strange characters. The gestural eccentricities of these individuals create strangely familiar statements that make no attempt to imitate life, but restore its docile and at the same time grotesque undulations.
Four shifting dreamers.
In a place beyond time, with, as the only elements, a chair and a table… A waiting room, an antechamber… A place of autopsy, order or disorder, dreams.
Pushed, knocked about, we leave.”
Mirliflor was awarded the Golden Mask 2011 (National Theatre Award in Russia) for the best contemporary dance performance.
INTRADANCE is organised within the framework of the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) and is managed by the Centre Culturel Francais in cooperation with the German Goethe-Institut, the British Council, the Portuguese Instituto Camoes and the Istituto Italiano di Cultura. The project is funded by the European Union.
A Karine Ponties production for four dancers from Dialogue Dance, dance company based in Kostroma.
Dialogue Dance http://www.dialogue-dance.ru/
Dance Agency TSEKH http://www.tsekh.ru/