”All citizens are hoping for peace between the two countries. Maybe now is time to try to know each other a little better.” – Eun-Me Ahn
Choreography and artistic direction: Eun-Me Ahn
Music: Young-Gyu Jang
Lightning design: Jinyoung Jang
Video: Jinwon Lee
Set, costume and set design: Eun-Me Ahn
Creative technical direction: Jimyung Kim
Dancers: Eun-Me Ahn, Daeun Jeong, Hyekyoung Kim, Jaeeun Kim, Minjoo Lee, Yuseon Lee, Sooeon Choi, Uiyoung Jung, Donguk Lee, Jaeyun Lee, Yongsik Moon
Musician: Soon-a Park (gayageum)
Production: Eun-Me Ahn Company
Coproduction: Ministery of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Korean Traditional
Performing Arts Foundation, Théâtre de la Ville-Paris
Sponsorship: Arts Council Korea, Dancers’ Carreer Development Center
On tour with the support of KAMS - Center Stage Korea
Duration 75 min. no interval
A contemporary “Musical” for 14 dancers, LOVETRAIN2020 will call upon the wonderful music of the 80s British duo Tears for Fears.
For this piece, Eun-Me Ahn dived into the videos coming from North : military parades and fan dances, gestures showing off virility and and virtuoso acrobatics, traditional dances and village dances.
On stage will be seen Alan Lucien Øyens sparkling solo Sinnerman performed by Daniel Proietto and Akram Khans masterpiece KAASH performed by Spanish IT Dansa.
With a cast of 7 extraordinary dancers – Story, story, die. looks at the interdependency between lies and love: The things we do to be liked.
Marcos Morau’s Sonoma is a cry of the body, a primitive howl to feel alive in the pace of the digital age.
Mostly Mass is a corporeal poem – a performance that gives itself over to bodily instincts and wildness.
In One More Thing, Adi Boutrous strives to convey a state of listening, solidarity and support for the other.
Matka is a site-specific and communal work whose choreography Carl Knif will create in collaboration with Carl Knif Company dancers and the work’s audience.
In On Stage perfomances, selected dance schools will perform to the festival audience. Every group will get feedback from professional jury after their perfromance.
The body is opaque. It hides an inner body, a body in the shadows, a body that feels.