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Cascade

CN D - Centre national de la danse 2013 - Director : Centre national de la danse, Réalisation

Choreographer(s) : Loyer, Cécile (France)

Present in collection(s): Centre national de la danse , CN D - Spectacles et performances

Video producer : Centre national de la danse

Integral video available at CND de Pantin

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Cascade

CN D - Centre national de la danse 2013 - Director : Centre national de la danse, Réalisation

Choreographer(s) : Loyer, Cécile (France)

Present in collection(s): Centre national de la danse , CN D - Spectacles et performances

Video producer : Centre national de la danse

Integral video available at CND de Pantin

en fr

Cascade

Precise, elegant and expressive, and funny too, the dance of Cecile Loyer is full of conflicting states, oscillating between abstraction and theatricality, reserve and excess. The choreographer, who has already fused dance with other worlds – musical, literary, even cinematographic – here works with the double bassist and composer Joelle Léandre, a virtuosic, iconoclastic artist, recognised in particular for her collaborations with poets, directors and choreographers.

“Cascade” is presented as a proliferation of signs, movements, colours and sounds which accumulate, multiply, condense, interweave, come undone, play and challenge each other in the hands of a surprising duo. Order and disorder are connected in a multitude of tableaux, a succession of surges.

Updating: May 2013

Loyer, Cécile

Dancer and choreographer, trained at the Centre national de danse contemporaine d'Angers (National Contemporary Dance Centre in Angers), Cécile Loyer danced under Catherine Diverrès, Karine Pontiès and Josef Nadj and studied with the buto dancer Mitsuyo Uesugi. The author of many works, in 2000 she founded her own company, C.LOY, with which she has created around 12 pieces.

Updated: May 2013

Léandre, Joëlle

Double bass player of contemporary music, an improviser and composer, Joelle Léandre has worked notably with Merce Cunningham, John Cage and with many of the great names of jazz and improvisation.

Joelle Léandre and Cécile Loyer danced together for the first time in 2008 in the piece “Sho-bo-gen-zo”, a work by Josef Nadj, and also performed “Cascade” at the Pantin CND (National Dance Centre) on 13 and 14 March 2013.

Upadated : May 2013

Centre national de la danse, Réalisation

Since 2001, the National Center for Dance (CND) has been making recordings of its shows and educational programming and has created resources from these filmed performances (interviews, danced conferences, meetings with artists, demonstrations, major lessons, symposia specialized, thematic arrangements, etc.).

Cascade

Choreography : Cécile Loyer

Interpretation : Cécile Loyer, Joëlle Léandre

Live music : Joëlle Léandre

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