Vidéo des répétitions au CCN de La Rochelle - Kader Attou / Octobre 2014
La légèreté des tempêtes (The Whim of storm) is the calm before the storm, alternately holding back and letting go.
Desire is the central element of this piece. Conceived as the driving force of the performers on stage, it breathes life into them, giving each of their movements a spontaneous urgency that is either creative or destructive.
If desire represents an extreme impulse towards a certain goal, the choreographers aim to work with perpetual contrasts, revealing what it is to be a human being through the mediation of a precise, convulsive style of writing that manifests as a succession of sensations and resonances, consisting of rupture, urgency and grace, resistance and abandonment, brutality and poetry, collapse and equilibrium…
For this new project, the company commissioned the composer Jean-Baptiste Sabiani to create an original score, which will be performed on stage by three cellists and a singer.