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posted October 06, 2001 10:23     Click Here to See the Profile for Marie   Click Here to Email Marie     Edit/Delete Message
Daniel Larrieu [FRANCE]
Salle Ludger-Duvernay, Monument-National
Festival International de Nouvelle Danse

Choreography and direction: Daniel Larrieu

Performed by: Trisha Bauman, Fanny de Chaillé, Agnès Coutard, Guillaume Cuvilliez, Sylvie Drieu, Dery Fazio, Christophe Ives, Anne Laurent, Daniel Larrieu, Joel Luecht, Bettina Masson, Gabriela Montes, Maxime Rigobert, Roberto Vidal, Pascaline Verrier

Masks: Mathias Robert

Costumes and accessories: Christine Vollard

Music: Tona la Negra, danzon music, gregorian chants, fanfares

Daniel Larrieu's Cenizas (Ashes) was like going on a trip south of the border to a small town where everything seems dusty and out of date, as if you've gone back in time about thirty years. A place where everything happens at its own speed, which is infuriatingly slow. Your only choice is to be patient and wait for it to all unfold in its own time. So you decide you will try to make the best of things but it just gets worse and worse. But you've paid a lot of money to go on this trip and invested your time and energy so you think, "Well, I've just got to press on, it has to improve." But it doesn't. It's the worst vacation you've ever taken and each moment is a painful realization that you've made a terrible mistake in coming. The travel brochure of doctored photos and colourful text was a scam. By the time you arrive home you are just grateful you survived. When you tell you friends about it they almost can't believe it, because when you try to describe it, it doesn't seem possible. It sounds ludicrous, even to your ears. That just about covers Daniel Larrieu's Cenizas.

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posted October 06, 2001 10:26     Click Here to See the Profile for Marie   Click Here to Email Marie     Edit/Delete Message

Official Web Site - National Choreographic Centre of Tours, directed by Daniel Larrieu

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