Mats Ek is not just a dancer but also an actor and puppeteer. Per rifugarsi da lei e dalla vita quotidiana piena di riti di Corte, che fa fatica a supportare, il Principe si affida ai mondi dei sogni. Often, Mat Rempit consists of young people who seek adventure and are risk takers. Obviously a ''Giselle'' that substitutes the grotesque for the conventionally beautiful is bound to arouse at least passing interest. His siblings are talented dancers, and much of his extended family is in the arts. White and black in Soweto 1977.
Already then, I thought the traditional story of Giselle contains many hidden possibilities which are not recognized. This is why almost everyday we heard and see their actions and news on the media. Known for their kamikaze skills on the road, causing chaos in society, their unmannered attitude and the current is murdering people. Si prega vedere immagine n. I will describe his specific stylistic characteristics, themes and dance vocabulary bringing as examples some of his most important re-adapted works such as Giselle, Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty. He had turned romanticism upside down and objected to its views of both men and women, and not least, on sexuality. The most radical and most influential of these was the 1944 Bolshoi Ballet production by Leonid Lavrovsky.
In Giselle in fact, Ek introduces and shows sexuality and love seen such a sexual one and not a romantic one anymore. I met who made her debut as Giselle, on her return from Sweden where she had been working with the now legendary Ana Laguna, wife and muse of Mats Ek, who created the role over twenty years ago. While many choreographers had revisited ballet classics, no one had yet dared to stage such a radically different interpretation, particularly of Giselle, the most famous of all Romantic ballets, created in Paris one and a half century ago. The character of the young Giselle is completely flipped over; she is not the sixteen years old innocent girl but a passionate and sexual active woman. The dancers make a very good use of the floor. He left it in 1993 being replaced from Lidstrom and Wennergren Juras.
Vinyl records are popular again today and sought after, maybe a similar renaissance could come for those deeply interested in reading about dance? Some theatre critics have an agenda of their own, and they miss a lot! This was the first time I really understood that dance like all art could function as social commentary. With the new version of the traditional ballets in fact Ek wants to go straight to the point in the shortest time possible opposing his works to the articulate and often ambiguous traditional ballets. The young Mats Ek did not particularly want to be a dancer, and he spent some years producing plays. And in 1976, he made his first choreography titled The Officer's Servant for the Cullberg Ballet. The aristocrats are costumed in evening dress, and the tension between them and the peasantry is quite palpable: there is no deference here, just a sullen resentment. There are assorted trails taking indoors. Postmodernism is a movement that rebels against traditional ideas.
This is our country, we proud to be part of it so do show some contribution. His free approach to movement is ideally suited to Gillot whose large, ample gestures, rapid high jumps and fast spins reflect her love of life. Ek gives much more importance to the organic structure weight so his stairss look more grounded and heavy. In un certo senso assomiglia molto alla donna nordica di oggi, o almeno al suo stereotipo. They have great difficulties reaching out in a vast and never-ending flow of news and events. The heroine is danced by Anna Laguna, the same extraordinary dancer whose cannonball force marked the ''The House of Bernarda Alba. Irreverently Classical: Mats Ek stages Sleeping Beautywith the Hamburg Ballet.
When criticism is at its best, it is like a conversation, there is communication. His motion linguistic communication is truly peculiar. Review Act 1 in fact is a fairly conventional retelling of the story, minus some of the peripheral roles, but with other roles expanded. He gives the audience a gustatory sensation of modern-day world. The use of levels is portrayed really well as it shows how the nurse, Myrtha played by Lena Wennergren is in charge and Giselle is being under her control.
Ek is a master bridge builder in this respect. Avendo lavorato per molti anni con il teatro fa si che Ek possiede un gran senso di ritmo narrativo. This is connected to the supernatural theme that people believed in that era of time period. Illegal street racers, or in the well known names, Mat Rempit, is a serious issue that knock our country right now. They meet and mingle tenderly and violently in two pas de deux. I have the mats with me, and they are beautiful. These principal dancers influenced Mats Ek in his production and choreography.
For example the relationship between Prince Siegfried and his mother can remind us the one between Hamlet and Gertrude. Albrecht is not pardoned, rather in questioning his actions and his life he joins her in the asylum. His mother, Birgit Cullberg was a dancer, choreographer and the founder of the Cullberg Ballet. A few years later I made Rite of Spring and had very bad reviews. He came from a really culturally active background: he was the boy of a celebrated Swedish histrion Anders Ek and the internationally recognized choreographer Birgit Cullberg.
This was not like any dance I had seen before. They are equally astonishingly weak in judging acting, scenery and in seeing the difference between the concept and the directing. What dance actually is, was also largely debated and was debated weather any movement could be considered dance. He left it in 1993 being replaced from Lidstrom and Wennergren Juras. Set in a lunatic asylum, the choreography will be earily famiar to anyone who has visited one of those places or even seen One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest.