Nelken Line Performance // Cancelled

***Outdoor performance cancelled***
As a result of the developments of the last few days and new recommendations from Public Health, the Nelken Line outdoor event is cancelled.
However, Danse Danse invites you to participate in the dance workshop for all and/or to dance your own Nelken Line!
 
September 23, 2020 - EDCM is proud to be part of a public event organised by Danse Danse in collaboration with Goethe-Institut, and presented by Les Journées de la culture: a Nelken Line performance extract from Nelken, a choreographic piece by Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch.
 
The public performance will be held outdoors on September 27th at 4 p.m. on the Place des Arts Esplanade, and will be presented by students from the École de danse contemporaine de Montréal and the École supérieure de ballet du Québec. 
 
The performance will be preceded and accompanied by a demonstration allowing participants to learn the dance steps. 
 
150 people maximum. No reservation.
Distancing of 2 meters and wearing of face cover mandatory.
The performance will be filmed and the video broadcast on social media.
Lenght: 45 minutes
 
The Nelken Line Project
In 2017, in a bid to perpetuate the legacy of the founder of dance-theatre, the Pina Bausch Foundation launched the Nelken Line Project, which has since brought together thousands of dance lovers around the world. The concept is simple: through a tutorial, participants learn a movement sequence from Bausch’s iconic work Nelken, then gather to dance it together in a public space. The performance is filmed and the video is sent to the foundation, which archives and distributes it, creating a moving international community that collectively shares in dancing the profound humanity of Pina Bausch.
 
Source: Danse Danse
 
Photo: Maxime Côté, 2019

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