Choreographer Anjulan Preljokai, a world-renowned work of art that combines the history of classical ballet with more contemporary chords, has created a new show that can confuse dancers. The premiere of “Myth” will take place in Bordeaux in early July.
Behind the windows of the Pavilion Noir in Aix-en-Provence, a beautiful glass block designed by architect Rudilichotti mixes Bordeaux classical ballet dancers with Prelljokai ballet dancers. At Bouches-du-Rhone, the world-famous choreographer Anjulan Prelujokai settled in 2006.
He is currently working with two groups of dancers in partnership to make new choreography. mythology.. The connection between men and women with different backgrounds, revealing the essence of the artistic soul of the Val-de-Marne choreographer. Anju Lamprel Jokai likes to invent and mix talents and genres to extract new things.
On the floor, the different styles of the two ballet dancers bring a great variety to the aesthetics of movement. An approach that pleases Verity Jacobsen. “We are really dancing downstairs. They are really graceful. For us it is really beautiful. I love to see Bordeaux dancers. They are really great.”34-year-old ballet dancer Preljocaj says.
From Daft Punk to Vivaldi
In these rehearsals, Anjulan Preljokai likes to turn the dancer around, alternating between classical music and more modern sounds. “I like to rehearse very different music, change the energy so that the dancers aren’t comfortable, and test the quality of the movement. Suddenly, if you wear Bach, the tempo is the same. If so, we can develop other sensations almost muscular, then we put Daft Punk, Vivaldi … every time, something different happens when we are at the same tempo. increase.”The choreographer says.
“There are times when Angeline offers us and we can be completely lost.”Baptist Kowashu, a dancer of the Prelljo Kai Ballet
A feature of dancers is that they rehearse the movement to land on definitely different music on the day of the show. “You can be completely confused about what Angeline is offering us. Even he really doesn’t know what he’s going to do that day when he arrives in the studio. And finally, I We’ll go four days later, or to find out what that means on the day of the show. “Baptist Kowashu, a dancer of the Prelujo Kai ballet, smiles.
Performance of “Myth” at Bordeaux Grand TheaterFrom July 1, 2022.