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Choreography: Gao Chengming

Light design: Yaron Abulafia

Costumes design: Rho Hyunju

Starring: Xiaoyi Hua

Photos by © 摄影师:刘海栋 / © 精选


World premiere at The Poly Theatre, Beijing - October 2017

Dance

A woman emerges from the dark, standing solid against the blowing wind, while her white ribbon submits to the airstream. It is a situation of resistance, awakening, and revivification of the will and overcoming of the human spirit.


The gesture of the moving light-beams during the last minutes of the piece is reminiscent of a butterfly gently opening its enveloping cocoon, enabling oneself to stretch wings and ‘fly the nest’.