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William Forsythe

William Forsythe

Three Atmospheric Studies

Dance

    SCHEDULE AND VENUES
    • Chaillot - Théâtre national de la Danse
      October 4 to October 7
    Seeing a crucifixion painted by Lucas Cranach, Forsythe drew a parallel with current events in the latter-day Middle-East. Mingling dance, theater and opera of sorts, this triptych follows a hopeless mother trying to understand why her son has disappeared, and borrows its pervasive energy from the conflicts it depicts. No doubt it is the choreographer’s most politically committed work to date.
    Three Atmospheric Studies
    Part I and II, Clouds after Cranach
    Part III, Study III
    Choreographed, directed, lit and designed by:
    William Forsythe
    Music Part II: David Morrow
    Music Part III: Thom Willems
    Text: Dana Caspersen, William Forsythe, David Kern
    Costume design: Satoru Choko, Dorothee Merg
    Sound design: Dietrich Krüger, Niels Lanz

    Voice processing (DSP program): Andreas Breitscheid, Manuel Poletti with the collaboration of Forum Neues Musiktheater Staatsoper Stuttgart

    Speakers Part II: Amancio Gonzalez, David Kern, Jone San Martin
    Speakers Part III: Dana Caspersen, David Kern,
    Ander Zabala


    Performed by The Forsythe Company: Yoko Ando, Cyril Baldy, Francesca Caroti, Dana Caspersen, Amancio Gonzalez, David Kern, Marthe Krummenacher, Ioannis Mantafounis, Fabrice Mazliah, Roberta Mosca, Nicole Peisl, Georg Reischl, Christopher Roman, Jone San Martin, Yasutake Shimaji, Elizabeth Waterhouse, Ander Zabala


    Produced by The Forsythe Company
    Co-presented by Théâtre National de Chaillot and Festival d’Automne à Paris
    With the support of The Lepercq Foundation