With Frôlons, his new creation, James Thierrée puts into question the notion of spectacle, abolishing the symbolic border of the stage by having the dancers perform among the spectators, in public spaces, by fireplaces or along stairs.
The Art of Not Looking Back by Hofesh Shechter sees nine dancers explore the after-effects of buried trauma. The performance alternates between violence and the solemnity of the ceremonial.
The Male Dancer by Iván Pérez is a choreography full of finesse and contrasts. Performed only by men, it questions the figure of the dancer, object of both desire and disdain.
The Seasons’ Canon, with a score by Max Richter inspired by Vivaldi, is carried off by fifty-four dancers in an impressive staging. This ballet by Crystal Pite is dedicated to the forces and forms of nature; a hymn of magnetic power.