© Alice Ripoll

New work 2016 - Premiere 12, 13, and 14th of September at La Bâtie - Festival of Geneva - Théâtre du Loup

28/08/2016 — In the summer of 2015, Cecilia Bengolea and François Chaignaud were the first choreographers invited by the TanzTheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch to create an original piece for the company since the loss of the choreographer. They created The Lighters - Dancehall Polyphony, where meet and derive the polyphonic repertoire of English madrigals from the Renaissance to the Dancehall of Kingston’s streets.For their new piece for their own company, they decided to continue this research and explore these practices and contrasts. They invited five ballerinas and collaborators specialized in the Dancehall to join them in the exploration of song and dance.