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DANS — In Soirée d'études, Cassiel Gaube expands the research set out in his solo Farmer Train Swirl - Étude and creates a trio exploring the rich vocabulary of House Dance in a series of études.

An étude, in the musical sense of the word, is a composition designed as an occasion to explore the possibilities of a particular technique and to experiment with these, which is similar to the way House Dance is practiced. Drawing from commonly known moves, the dancer looks for variations of these steps and for inventive ways of articulating them together. This common knowledge allows people to read each other's dancing. Together with Diego "Odd Sweet" Dolciami, a dancer experienced in Street dance, and Federica Miani, Cassiel seeks to reveal the literacy that this practice requires and produces.

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CREDITS


Choreography: Cassiel Gaube
Creation & Dance: Cassiel Gaube, Federica "Mia" Miani, Diego "Odd Sweet" Dolciami
House Dance expert: Diego "Odd Sweet" Dolciami
Dramaturgy: Liza Baliasnaja, Matteo Fargion, Manon Santkin and Jonas Rutgeerts
Sound: Marius Pruvot 
Technical support & light: Luc Schaltin
Production: Hiros
Distribution: ART HAPPENS
Coproduction: La Ménagerie de Verre, Centre Chorégraphique National de Caen en Normandie dans le cadre de l'Accueil-studio, Kunstencentrum BUDA (Kortrijk), workspacebrussels, wpZimmer, C-TAKT, CCN-Ballet national de Marseille dans le cadre de l'accueil studio / Ministère de la Culture, KAAP, Charleroi danse, La Manufacture CDCN Nouvelle-Aquitaine Bordeaux - La Rochelle, Danse élargie 2020, CND Centre national de la danse, les ballets C de la B in the context of Co-laBo residency, La Place de la Danse - CDCN Toulouse/Occitanie in the context of l'Accueil-studio, CNDC Angers, Le Phare - CCN du Havre Normandi, Le Dancing CDCN Dijon Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
With the support of: Flemish Government, Kunstenwerkplaats, Teatro Municipal do Porto, Iaspis The Swedish Arts Grants Committee's International Programme for Visual Artists, Tanzhaus Zürich, School van Gaasbeek, Le Quartz Brest – Scène nationale de Brest, ONDA
Special thanks to: Erik Erikkson, Yonas Perou