THEATRE FOREVER: OUSMANE SY, GRICHKA CARUGE, SOFY POLO & GEORGE VALDEZ

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Summer Dance Forever
26 Aug '22

THEATRE FOREVER: OUSMANE SY, GRICHKA CARUGE, SOFY POLO & GEORGE VALDEZ

Summer Dance Forever
THEATRE FOREVER: OUSMANE SY, GRICHKA CARUGE, SOFY POLO & GEORGE VALDEZ
26 Aug '22
Summer Dance Forever

Dancers from around the world gather in the city of Amsterdam each year in August. Seven days to enjoy an international dance feast, packed with the best of today and the great promises of tomorrow. Organized in several venues around town, expect a great variety of dance performances, next level battles and workshops to refresh and boost your skills. A true summer in one of Europe’s hottest cities, soaked in dance, to be remembered forever.

Festival Summer Dance Forever

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Theatre Forever: Ousmane Sy, Grichka Caruge, Sofy Polo & George Valdez


Grichka Caruge - Birth

Birth is the first choreographic creation by Grichka Caruge, precursor of the krump movement in Europe. The piece is a show for four performers. By bringing together academic and street dance, Grichka creates a show tinged with authenticity and unique energy. It shows how dance reveals personalities and draws on interiorities to bring out raw strength and inspiration. Birth is also different characters who meet and agree in a common discourse: the individuality of each ends up becoming an essential part of the group. Like ballet, each originality ends up finding its place in a harmonious, coordinated and choreographed whole.

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Ousmane Sy - One Shot

Eight women share the stage, asserting proudly their creative singularities and their own moves born from various influences, carried by a mix of house dance and afrobeat. A corps de ballet, constituted by 5 dancers from Paradox-Sal, and 3 guests unite around a common project. Together, they share their pleasure of confronting different styles of dance through group choreographies and expressive solos.

Sofy Polo & George Valdez - Colores de Casa
Colores de Casa is a dreamlike piece of House Afro-jarocho that imagines the search for home of the last two beings in Mexican territory. The constant communication they have with the sound of the earth guides them to their final destination. The fusion of their culture with the found place teaches them to live with empathy, joy and union to start over.

CREDITS


Birth
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horeography Grichka Caruge
performance Grichka Caruge, Pierre-Claver Belleka, Ludovic Manchin-Opheltes, Melissa Lalsingué
lighting design Anne Roudiy
music creation Morfmuzik
production Cie Art Track
coproduction FLOW – Centre Eurorégional des Cultures Urbaines | CCN de Créteil et du Val-de-Marne / Compagnie Käfig – direction Mourad Merzouki dans le cadre de l’Accueil Studio | CCN de La Rochelle / Cie Accrorap – Direction Kader Attou dans le cadre de l’Accueil-studio / Ministère de la Culture
supports Région Hauts-de-France | DRAC Hauts-de-France

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Colores de Casa
choreography and performers Sofy Polo y George Valdez
music Santiago Armijo
voice Yaya Sol
costume Design Sofy Polo, George Valdez and Patricia Rodriguez
stage Supervision Ángel Mercado and Alex Corzetti

One Shot
choreography Ousmane Sy
starring Allauné Blegbo, Nadia Gabrieli Kalati, Odile Lacides, Cynthia Lacordelle, Anaïs Mpanda, 3 guests and a DJ
lights Xavier Lescat
sound Adrien Kanter
costumes Laure Maheo
artistic consultant Kenny Cammarota, Valentina Dragotta, Audrey Minko

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26 Aug '22
It shows how dance reveals personalities and draws on interiorities to bring out raw strength and inspiration.
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