Company Wayne McGregor
What does it mean to write your own life-story? For twenty-five years, Wayne McGregor has been making choreography that interrogates life through the experience of the body, moving intelligently in space and time. His practice has been far-reaching and sought out collaborators from a diverse range of artistic and scientific fields to investigate the nature of embodied cognition.
Now McGregor turns his attention to the body as archive, as he embarks on a cycle of choreographic portraits illuminated by the sequencing of his own genome. The first of these studies, Autobiography , is an abstract meditation on aspects of self, life , writing, refracting both remembered pasts and speculative futures.
Palimpsesting McGregor's choreographic imprint over personal memoir and genetic code in a continuous re-imagining, Autobiography unfolds uniquely for each and every performance. Life, writing itself anew.
Concept, Direction and Choreography Wayne McGregor
In collaboration with
Choreography Dancers Rebecca Bassett-Graham, Jordan James Bridge, Travis Clausen-Knight, Louis McMiller, Daniela Neugebauer, Jacob O'Connell, James Pett, Fukiko Takase, Po-Lin Tung, Jessica Wright
Set Design and Projection Ben Cullen Williams
Costume Design Aitor Throup
Lighting Design Lucy Carter
Dramaturg Uzma Hameed Dancers Company Wayne McGregor Co-produced by Studio Wayne McGregor, Sadler's Wells, London, Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg; Edinburgh International Festival, Festspielhaus St Pölten, Carolina Performing Arts at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Movimentos Festwochen der Autostadt in Wolfsburg
Co-commissioned by West Kowloon Cultural District, Festival Diaghilev. P.S., St Petersburg, Centro Cultural Vila Flor, Guimarães, Portugal; Seattle Theatre Group (music); Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London Music by Jlin in partnership with Unsound.Vendredi 27 AVRIL 2018 à 20h00 (tickets)
Samedi 28 AVRIL 2018 à 20h00 (tickets)
DURÉE environ 1h20 (pas d'entracte)Adultes 20 EUR / Jeunes 8 EUR / Kulturpass bienvenu Lieu: Grand Théâtre / Arrière-scène
27 April 2018 20:00 Horaire
Grand Théâtre de la Ville de Luxembourg
1 Rond-point Schuman