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Northrop Presents

Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal

2014//15 Northrop Season
Oct 2014
About the Event

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Mixed Repertoire:
Closer
Night Box
Harry

A stunning fusion of contemporary style and polished technique, BJM’s Minneapolis debut will showcase the physicality and theatricality that they’re known for, with works by some of today’s most exciting international choreographers.

For Harry, Israeli-American choreographer Barak Marshall was inspired by the compromises and balance between men and women. Teeming with energy, the work is set to a score combining jazz, Israeli folksongs, and traditional music.

Set to composer Philip Glass’s Mad Rush, Benjamin Millipied’s duet Closer is a voluptuous and vibrant exchange, imbued with an intense yet simple sensuality, that of the tension between two bodies.

Evoking the city night through sounds, rhythms, music, and an incessant blinking of lights, Wen Wei Wang’s Night Box is a high-voltage work in which love, loss, sexuality, and joy are intertwined, combining contemporary ballet with street dance in alternating sequences for group, trio, duet, and solo.

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