New 2015/2016 Production International opening night September 24th, 2015 (Stockholm) Italian opening night November 2016
Balletto di Roma takes part in the international collaboration led by the historical Swedish dance company Culberg Ballet (artistic director Gabriel Smeets). The prestigious Stockholm dance company presents Figure a Sea, a co-production that involves 21 dancers under the artistic direction of the choreographer Deborah Hay and the musical author Laurie Anderson. Among the interpreters features the associate choreographer and Balletto di Roma teacher Paolo Mangiola, who was chosen, together with five guest artists, to dance alongside the company’s dancers. The international opening night of “Figure a Sea” took place on September 24th at the Danses Hus in Stockholm.
Choreography Deborah Hay Music Laurie Anderson Lighting design Minna Tikkainen Co-commissioners Zodiak, Center for New Dance, Helsinki Finland. Peak Performances @ Montclair State University, New Jersey, USA Balletto di Roma, Rome, Italy. Centro per la Scena Contemporanea – Comune di Bassano del Grappa, Bassano del Grappa, Italy CCAP, Stockholm, Sweden Tour 24-26 September Stockholm Dansens Hus 28-30 October Jönköping Kulturhuset Spira 3 November Helsingfors Zodiak, Center for New Dance 12-13 February 2016 Autumn 2016 Tour in USA, Italy and Germany