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Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch "Nelken" (Carnations) -13-16 OCT 2016 Singapore Esplanade

Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch "Nelken" (Carnations) -13-16 OCT 2016 Singapore Esplanade

“Bausch was one of the 20th century's most important choreographers, and her dances juxtaposed chaos, dreamscapes and riveting human emotion.” The Washington Post “Bausch was a genius… Her mixture of dance and theatre has shaped contemporary dance today and has challenged audiences worldwide.” Dance Magazine “one of the most breathtaking designs in dance history.” The Guardian It began with controversy; in 1973 Pina Bausch was appointed director of dance for the Wuppertal theatres and the form she developed in those early years was wholly unfamiliar. Bausch’s new style of tanztheater or dance theatre mixed speech with steps, everyday gestures with emotional directness, and complex collages of sound and imagery that together revealed profound portraits of humanity. In Wuppertal the seeds were sown for a revolution which was to emancipate and redefine dance throughout the wo...

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