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Noé Soulier, a rising figure in modern choreography, brings a tremendous double bill of solo works to the MAC.

Belfast International Arts Festival’s first Featured Artist is leading young French choreographer, Noé Soulier, a rising figure in modern choreography and Director of the National Contemporary Dance Centre in Angers. This new initiative will look at the practice of an artist or ensemble in greater depth. Noé brings a tremendous double bill of solo works to the MAC alongside a supporting programme including workshops and a special “in conversation” examining the nature of cultural leadership. Alongside the double bill of solo works,

The Kingdom of the Shades - Signe Blanc

The Kingdom of the Shades is the most well-known passage from La Bayadère, the famous ballet by Marius Petipa and Noé uses it as a basis to explore the poetic incongruity of dance and everyday movements in the company of Vincent Chaillet, former Principal Dancer with the Paris Opera Ballet. Continuing into Signe Blanc, Noé and Vincent extend their experimental approach to look at ballet mime vocabulary and the often multiple and contradictory messages between what we hear and what we see.

Portrait of Frédéric Tavernini  

Tall, strapping, mature, sculpted, tattooed, Frédéric Tavernini, who has danced for many of the great European choreographers such as Maurice Béjart, Trisha Brown, Mats Ek, William Forsythe and Angelin Preljocaj, occupies the stage with breadth, clarity, concentration, precision; he is revealed, in his life experience and current body, between memories and visions, to the rhythmic notes of a piano that softly touches on Stravinsky, Hindemith, Tchaikovsky, Chopin.

A rare chance to see two amazing dancers up close and personal!

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  • Admission £18
  • Concession £16
Fri, 21 Oct 2022 7:45 - 9:00pm
MAC
Sat, 22 Oct 2022 7:45 - 9:00pm
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