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Sous apparence

Sous apparence

Sous apparence

Sous apparence is the "transcription of an experience in a musical, visual and choreographic mode". Marie-Agnès Gillot is experimenting pointe work, worn by both female and male dancers. The piece is about the paradox of appearances that are so closely linked  to the stage: "We constantly play appearances, we are taken for what we are not. My search is about challenging myself to approach spirituality" she says.


Source : Ariane Bavelier

Gillot, Marie-Agnès

Marie-Agnès Gillot enters the Paris Opera Ballet School in 1985 and, at the age of 15 in 1990, she joins the Corps de ballet. She is promoted to “Première danseuse” in 1999. On March 18th 2004 she is made an « Étoile » following her performance of "Signes" (Carlson). Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres and the ordre national du Mérite, she is also a choreographer.

Source : Paris Opera 's website


More information : operadeparis.fr

Sous apparence

Choreography : Marie-Agnès Gillot

Choreography assistance : Laurence Equilbey

Interpretation : Laetitia Pujol, Alice Renavand, Vincent Chaillet, les Etoiles et le Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris

Live music : Ars Nova, Choeur Accentus

Additionnal music : Anton Bruckner, Morton Feldman, György Ligeti

Lights : Madjid Hakimi

Costumes : Walter Van Beirendonck

Settings : Olivier Mossey

Production / Coproduction of the video work : Telmondis (France), Opéra National de Paris, Mezzo (France)

Duration : 30'

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