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The intimate chasm of Pit, at the Paris Opera


Couple of choreographers trained at the Batsheva Dance company of Ohad Naharin, Bobbi Jene Smith and Or Schraiber sign a wild and rebellious creation, given Friday evening in world premiere.

The word has only three letters.

It opens a continent.

Still fragile, but exciting:


is the name of the creation that Bobbi Jene Smith and Or Schraiber have just created for the Paris Opera Ballet.

On the stage, a large raised stage bordered below by chairs.

The raised curtain is revealed on twenty dancers seated on them, on the right, courtyard side, at an angle of the stage.

A woman put her feet there.

They are wearing stiletto heels.

The metaphor of desire therefore opens the play, it will develop until the end when a man devours a chocolate shoe.

It sets the tone, on the thread of a complex score: the violin concerto by Sibelius with additional music by Celeste Oram.

Love, death, momentum, nature, loneliness, fear: this is the highly emotional score that the dancers grapple with.

No decor, however.

The stage presents itself as a box of gray walls, with a ladder that rises on one…

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Source: lefigaro

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