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All things are quite silent

Maison de la danse 2009

Choreographer(s) : Foniadakis, Andonis (Greece)

Present in collection(s): Maison de la danse , Saisons 2000 > 2009

Video producer : Maison de la Danse

Integral video available at Maison de la danse de Lyon

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All things are quite silent

Maison de la danse 2009

Choreographer(s) : Foniadakis, Andonis (Greece)

Present in collection(s): Maison de la danse , Saisons 2000 > 2009

Video producer : Maison de la Danse

Integral video available at Maison de la danse de Lyon

en fr

All things are quite silent

A creative research on a solo dance performance by Andonis Foniadakis based oh his own personal journey as a dancer and a choreographer.It is focused on his unique artistry of human kinetics and his choreographic and visual aesthetic. The performance is structured by three mains sections that marked the passage from the external to the internal, the mystical universe of the subconscious and finally it climaxes on the personal utopia of the creator/ performer.The music plays the part of an underground companion and the visual set up and art direction of the play are co-existing for the creation of an imaginary landscape where transformation mirroring and surrealism are producing a demanding but informative glance of human adaptability. Created and premiered in a residency at Dock 11 in Berlin this creation of Andonis Foniadakis has been presented at Maison De la Danse in Lyon France 2009, at CAP Ettelbruck in Luxembourg 2009, and at Michael Cacoyannis Foundation in Athens Greece 2010.


Source : Andonis Foniadakis

Foniadakis, Andonis

Andonis Foniadakis was born in Ierapetra Crete in Greece. He studied dance at the Dance School of the City of Ierapetra in Crete, at the State Dance School of Athens, and Rudra Bejart of Maurice Bejart in Lausanne Switzerland (with the benefit of Maria Callas scholar ship). As a dancer he collaborated with the Bejart Ballet Lausanne, the Lyon National Opera Ballet, the Karas Dance Company of Saburo Teshigawara. In 2003 he establishes his own dance company APOTOSOMA in Lyon France, as an artistic director choreographer and performer. As a choreographer he has collaborated with: Bale de Cidade de Sao Paulo, Bern Ballet, Dansgroep Amsterdam, National Dance Company of Wales, Helsinki Dance Company, Geneva Ballet, Ballet of Rhin, Washington Ballet, Lyon Opera Ballet, National Greek Ballet, Bejart Ballet, Junior Ballet Geneva, Hellenic Dance Company, National Dance Theatre of North Greece, OMMA Athens Concert Hall, National Opera of Rhin, Sociedade Masculina Brazil, Benjamin Millepied Dance company, National Conservatory of Dance Lyon, and his own dance company APOTOSOMA. He as well has choreographed two operas: "Les Boreades of Rameau "for the National Opera of Rhin, "Il Canto de la Pelle" of Claudio Ambrosini for the GRAMME in Lyon and the Biennale Musiques en Scene. He has shown works with his own dance company APOTOSOMA in France, Germany, Holland, England, Italy, Finland, USA and Greece. Besides his choreographic activities he is teaching seminars based on his own dance technique, and on choreographic composition. He lives and works in France and Greece.


Source: Danse Aujourd'hui

All things are quite silent

Artistic direction / Conception : Andonis Foniadakis

Artistic direction assistance / Conception : Christodoulos Panayiotou

Interpretation : Andonis Foniadakis

Original music : Julien Tarride

Lights : Jérome Tournayre

Costumes : Andonis Foniadakis -Tassos Sofroniou

Production / Coproduction of the choreographic work : Production Apotosoma Dance Company

Production / Coproduction of the video work : Maison de la Danse de Lyon - Charles Picq

Duration : 50'

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