Sasha Waltz, often dubbed Germany’s most important choreographer since Pina Bausch, is known for her versatile work that includes site-specific pieces, directing operas, and leading Staatsballett Berlin for one theatre season.
Lena Megyeri is a dance writer and cultural manager based in Budapest and Vienna. She has published reviews, essays and articles about dance for more than ten years in several Hungarian publications as well as on Springback Magazine, an initiative of Aerowaves. Over the past six years she managed her own theatre space in Budapest, and currently works as a freelance cultural manager.
The Moon Wears a White Shirt – Vienna’s Classical Ballet Company Enchants with a Versatile Triple Bill
In an admirable move, the Vienna State Ballet dedicated its latest triple bill to those who rarely get the limelight: the corps de ballet.
In an ever more secular and indulgent world, we often forget about the moral values that our society was built on. Stuttgart’s second biggest dance company asks us to remind ourselves of these values, as well as to examine their relevance in our modern lives.
The critic has never been a particularly popular person. In his poem Rezensent, published in 1774, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe writes: ‘Schlagt ihn tot den Hund! Er ist ein Rezensent.’ (‘Beat the dog to death! He is a reviewer.’).
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