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“A total surprise, both aesthetic and existential. The show is a shock. Look for it at all costs!” Dansercanalhistorique
A masterpiece of dance, which with harrowing dynamism presents the human body in the grip of hysteria, hypnosis and abuse.” La Repubblica
“[ALDES] is one of the excellences among European dancing.” Il Sole 24ore
“A choreography constructed like an astounding scenic machinery in which we become completely entangled.” Il Sole 24ore
Dublin Dance Festival presents
Dates: 07 May - 08 May
Show Time: 7.30pm
Tickets: €18- €22
The cold glow of a video projector – the only source of light – illuminates a rugged black and white space, setting the scene for an immersive and disconcerting exploration of the human condition.
In this enigmatically titled work, ‘We go around at night and are consumed by fire’, controversial Italian choreographer Roberto Castello fuses cinema, dance and theatre to offer insights into a life consumed by endless desire.
Four dancers move together, never communicating directly, yet finding small moments of contact, even tenderness. They openly struggle with the brusque and emotional movements. Like characters in a Beckett play, they are relentlessly driven to carry on.
Little by little, the repetitive, pulsating rhythm of music and movement draws us into a trance-like space. Both comical and grotesque, we experience an almost physical empathy for the profound exhaustion of the performers, whose journey reflects our insatiable quest for more.
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Duration: 60 mins (no interval)
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Choreography: Roberto Castello
Performers: Mariano Nieddu, Stefano Questorio, Giselda Ranieri, Ilenia Romano
With the support of MIBACT – Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali e del turismo. Generale per lo spettacolo dal vivo – Regione Toscana / Sistema Regionale del lo Spettacolo.
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May 14 2019, at 11:31am
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