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In between - Yellow suite

In between - Yellow suite

In between-Yellow suite

“It is the title of this choreographic form which has been conceived as a ‘work in progress'. Presented wherever interaction with an audience is possible. It is site specific, devised for, and integrating, the qualities of the place where it is performed. Its aesthetic issues reveal the preoccupations which are currently at the heart of our artistic process. It is as many freeze-frame images as places utilized and performance forms on offer, like spaces for debating the future of our forthcoming productions.
Between the two, in the interval, space or state, between an origin which carries the memories of our past experiences, which signifies where we are, where we have got to and a point of arrival that is dreamed of, imagined, even inevitably necessary.
A time of action, reflection, desires, doubts and hesitation before a new affirmation.
Between being, doing and becoming. I am, I dance and I am becoming a dancer.    
I look and I tell you. I look elsewhere, I imagine and I isolate myself in a space between the real and the imaginary, between account and abstraction.    
There will be dancing, there will be images, real and virtual spaces on offer between you and us, to fill, to experiment, to imagine in the meeting-space.”


Source: Hervé Robbe

Robbe, Hervé

Born in Lille in 1961. After studying architecture for a few years, Hervé Robbe set his sights on dance. He was principally trained at Mudra, Maurice Béjart's school in Brussels. He began his performing career dancing the neo-classical repertoire, then went on to work with various modern dance makers.

In 1987 he founded his company: le Marietta secret.

The course of his career is clearly founded on a constant renewal of his choreographic writing. Supported by loyal artistic collaborators, his work has become increasingly sophisticated over the years, associating the dance presence with visual, sound and technological worlds. His projects, polysemic works, take many forms: frontal performance, ambulatory shows and installations.

The place of the audience, its presence and view is decisive; the stage space is regularly called into question.

His arrival at the CCN (National choreographic Centre) of Le Havre Haute-Normandie offered more opportunities for his research.

In 1999 he composed his autobiographical solo Polaroïd. Within it, video images of places associated with his childhood appear and coexist with an uninterrupted physical display.

In 2000 he explored the theme of home with Permis de construire Avis de Démolition, a diptych consisting of an installation and a performance. He went on to tackle the theme of the garden in 2002 with Des Horizons Perdus.

In a world constructed with screens – virtual containers for the body, evokers of death – in the duet REW he engaged in a dialogue between man and woman on the theme of suicide. In 2004, with the group piece Mutating Score, he returned to the idea of the performance area being a common space occupied by both audience and dancers. This installation-dance, while reaffirming this conviction about the force of movement, marks the culmination of a project on the use of new technologies, which are integrated into the show in real time.

In 2006 he designed the installation So long as baby...love and songs will be, a kind of manifesto of the preoccupations which underlie his work. The device is a containing structure in which the audience is invited to watch and listen to the dancer-singers present on screen. Hervé Robbe distanced himself from the stage with this, then returned to it in the works Là, on y danse in 2007 and Next days in 2010.

While maintaining his personal approach in his own productions, he regularly accepts commissions from the Opéra de Lyon, the Gulbenkian Ballet, the CNSMDP (Paris Conservatoire) and the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.

Source: Centre Chorégraphique National du Havre Haute-Normandie

Lee, Aldo

Aldo Lee has studied at the University of Witwatersand (South Africa) where he is received as Bachelor of Art, with the highest distinction, in 1989. In 1995, he takes part in the International Video Workshop for Dance (Glasgow). He moves to fiction with Sacrifice (drama, 30 mn) for which he is awarded the best short-movie prize at the South African Cinema festival. He directs several documentary films and is awarded the prizes for best documentary for La double vie de Dona Ermelinda (The Double Life of Dona Ermelinda, 52 mn) at the festival Vues d'Afrique, Montréal in 1995 ; and in 1999, for Fermiers Blancs, Terre Noire (White Farmers, Black Land, 52 mn) at the festival of the Dhow Countries, Tanzania.

He collaborates notably with artists Rainer Ganahl, Boris Achour, Yann Kopp, and particularly choreographers Hervé Robbe, Jérôme Bel, Rachid Ouramdane... For the association edna, he co-directs Horace-Benedict in 2001 with Dimitri Chamblas and collaborates with Boris Charmatz for his film Une lente introduction (A Slow Introduction, 2007). In parallel, he works regularly as cameraman and director for various projects broadcasted on Arte, France3 (Striptease) or Channel Four.

In between - Yellow suite

Choreography : Hervé Robbe

Interpretation : Alexia Bigot, Emeline Calvez, Romain Cappello, Ariane Guitton, Edmond Russo, Shlomi Tuizer, Yoshifumi Wako

Original music : Etienne Cuppens

Lights : Laurent Matignon

Production / Coproduction of the choreographic work : Centre Chorégraphique National du Havre Haute-Normandie

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