In the framework of the Monaco Dance Forum, from 12 to 16 December, the Ballets de Monte-Carlo Company invites the public to discover dance that is inventive, contemporary, perfectly off-beat, but always stimulating and generous. The festivities will begin with Dimitris Papaioannou. The creator of the Olympic Games in Athens offers immersion in a circus of the absurd with his show The Great Tamer, presented in Monaco after a two-year world tour be careful, this ballet has nude scene. Originally from Israel, a breeding ground for dancers and artists that revolves around the Batsheva , the London choreographer has imposed his powerful style, drawing from the energy of rock concerts, to show a humanity that is sometimes adrift.
The other major events of the year
It is the official national company of the Principality of Monaco. The first performance took place on 21 December , casting among others several guest stars of the Paris Opera. In , Jean-Christophe Maillot joined the company, first as artistic consultant, and was officially promoted to the rank of director-choreographer in September Furthermore, in December , they inaugurated their first ballet season on the huge stage of the Salle des Princes at the brand new congress center in Monaco, the Grimaldi Forum. These were two turning points in the modern history of the company and the beginning of a new dance era in Monaco. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article does not cite any sources.
Their goal was to hone the Principality's image as a centre for contemporary art open to outside influences, as well as to promote a profession, defend a calling and revitalise the dance scene. Although dance lies at the heart of the event, a desire to shake up the traditions behind the Dance Festival has also shaped its structure. Its identity and unique character are illustrated by its very name. A forum to be used as a platform for ever-changing art. A forum to showcase and support the production of an incredibly wide range of performances. A forum to bring together all stakeholders in the field of dance in Monaco.
They have chosen to put their talent at the service of the Principality. This last episode of Monaco Life takes you to meet some of the men and women who make up the ballet, the orchestra and the opera of Monte-Carlo, the jewels of the Rock. Marina, 15, is from Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.. She remembers the shock of her first year at boarding school. So it was really a new life for me.