Activity Details

Béjart Ballet Lausanne on tour in China

Genre:
Dance
Date & Time:
2020/03/04 (Wed) 7:30pm
Class:
I
Language:
In English and French with partial English subtitles
Duration:
61mins
Director:
Arantxa Aguirre


Bejart ballet Lausanne’s first tour in China in 2001 with the spectacle Ballet for Life, has won overwhelming audience acclaim. 10 years later, the company returned to China with its new artistic Director Gil Roman. From the National Opera of Beijing to the Great Theaters of Hangzhou and Shanghai, the film maker Arantxa Aguirre followed the company during its Chinese tour. Backstage of a long trip of the BBL, alternating between travel scenes and work sessions, this documentary also includes extracts from the following ballets: Dionysos suite and Boléro from Maurice Béjart and Là où sont les oiseaux from Gil Roman. 

*The post-screening talks of “Béjart Ballet Lausanne on tour in China“ to be held on 4 Mar (Wed) at K11 Art House will be cancelled. The film will be shown as scheduled. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.