Dancing at Dusk - A Moment with Pina Bausch's The Rite of Spring
Danse Danse presents

Dancing at Dusk - A Moment with Pina Bausch's The Rite of Spring

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AVAILABLE IN CANADA ONLY

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IMPORTANT
The viewing link that you will receive by email will be valid between October 21 and 28, 2020, at the time of your choice.

DANCING AT DUSK – A MOMENT WITH PINA BAUSCH’S THE RITE OF SPRING 

In this stunning film, Pina Bausch’s iconic choreography The Rite of Spring is danced in an extraordinary setting, on the beach in Toubab Dialaw, Senegal.

Filmed as the world descended into lockdown it captures the last rehearsal of a specially assembled company of 38 dancers from 14 African countries, and documents a unique moment in their preparations for an international tour.

A rare opportunity to watch one of the world’s greatest dance works!

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DETAILED PROGRAM 

PRE-SHOW DOCUMENTARY CLIP 
Les multiples visages du Sacre du printemps (The Many Faces of the Rite of Spring). With Valérie Lessard, professor of dance history, and guest artists. Produced by Filigrane Archives (10 minutes).

Pause (1 minute) 

FILMS 
Dancing at Dusk – A moment with Pina Bausch’s The Rite of Spring (40 minutes) ​
Pina Bausch The Rite of Spring - Rehearsals at École des Sables (7 minutes)

Pause (1 minute) 

POST-SHOW INTERVIEWS

Valérie Lessard talks with Germaine Acogny, artistic director of École des Sables, and Jorge Puerta Armenta, former member of Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch and a re-stager of The Rite of Spring at Ecole des Sables. Produced by Filigrane Archives (12 minutes) 

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FILM Dancing at Dusk – A Moment with Pina Bausch’s The Rite of Spring (2020)
Production Pina Bausch Foundation, École des Sables, Sadler’s Wells.
Director Florian Heinzen-­Ziob, polyphem Filmproduktion.

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This webcast is an initiative of Danse Danse (Montreal) in collaboration with Canadian Stage (Toronto), DanceHouse (Vancouver), Harbourfront Centre (Toronto), National Arts Centre (Ottawa), Springboard Performance (Calgary)

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AVAILABLE IN CANADA ONLY

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IMPORTANT
The viewing link that you will receive by email will be valid between October 21 and 28, 2020, at the time of your choice.

DANCING AT DUSK – A MOMENT WITH PINA BAUSCH’S THE RITE OF SPRING 

In this stunning film, Pina Bausch’s iconic choreography The Rite of Spring is danced in an extraordinary setting, on the beach in Toubab Dialaw, Senegal.

Filmed as the world descended into lockdown it captures the last rehearsal of a specially assembled company of 38 dancers from 14 African countries, and documents a unique moment in their preparations for an international tour.

A rare opportunity to watch one of the world’s greatest dance works!

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DETAILED PROGRAM 

PRE-SHOW DOCUMENTARY CLIP 
Les multiples visages du Sacre du printemps (The Many Faces of the Rite of Spring). With Valérie Lessard, professor of dance history, and guest artists. Produced by Filigrane Archives (10 minutes).

Pause (1 minute) 

FILMS 
Dancing at Dusk – A moment with Pina Bausch’s The Rite of Spring (40 minutes) ​
Pina Bausch The Rite of Spring - Rehearsals at École des Sables (7 minutes)

Pause (1 minute) 

POST-SHOW INTERVIEWS

Valérie Lessard talks with Germaine Acogny, artistic director of École des Sables, and Jorge Puerta Armenta, former member of Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch and a re-stager of The Rite of Spring at Ecole des Sables. Produced by Filigrane Archives (12 minutes) 

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FILM Dancing at Dusk – A Moment with Pina Bausch’s The Rite of Spring (2020)
Production Pina Bausch Foundation, École des Sables, Sadler’s Wells.
Director Florian Heinzen-­Ziob, polyphem Filmproduktion.

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This webcast is an initiative of Danse Danse (Montreal) in collaboration with Canadian Stage (Toronto), DanceHouse (Vancouver), Harbourfront Centre (Toronto), National Arts Centre (Ottawa), Springboard Performance (Calgary)

Ecole des sables

L’Ecole des Sables, an INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRADITIONAL AND CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN DANCES, is also a school for theoretical and practical teaching, a laboratory for research, and a space for meetings and exchanges, conferences and artistic residences. The School is dedicated to professional training for dancers from all over Africa in traditional and contemporary African dances. It was created in 1998 by Germaine Acogny, considered as the Mother of Contemporary African Dance, and her husband Helmut Vogt. Germaine Acogny, former director of Mudra Afrique (1977-1982), a panafrican school founded by Leopold Sedar Senghor and Maurice Bejart, with the objective to give a professional education to African dancers and citizens to make them become responsible and autonomous through the art.