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The Open Square

Staatsballett Berlin, Germany

Choreography: Itzik Galili

Light design: Yaron Abulafia

Music: Percossa

Musical Director: Alexander Vitlin

Costume design: Natasja Lansen

Decor: Janco van Barneveld

The orchestra of the Komische Oper Berlin

Photos by © Bettina Stöß


World premiere at the Komische Oper, Berlin - June 2012

Dance

"The Open Square is a truly post-modern celebration of lights and shadows reflecting on the human body. It is quite different from a conventional ballet, and is, at times, touchingly poetic, then again hilariously funny, but always surprising.

Light and darkness are reflected beautifully across the movement of the dancers and the physicality of the moves is matched gracefully to the rhythms of the Dutch percussion group, Percossa."
(A review by dance critic Ilona Cerowska)