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Imago

Imago

Imago

Five women explore evanescence, the unconsciousness of being and image. A drop of water disturbs the expanse of a lake, the wave propagates, disturbing the surface, then disappears. Each of these women is a smile from the Mona Lisa, a mystery, an impromptu that marks the passage of time and invites us, at last, to contemplate it.

Nourished by hypnotic music, the choreography, with a single strike, is confounded by an accumulation of effects, of lights, of images, of movements. "Imago" is an exploration of abandon, an initiator of points of view, a revealer of our inability to see everything.

Hide-and-seek, existence-inexistence of bodies on stage, "Imago" instigates an acute exercise in disappearing and unveils its etymology on stage: appearance, mask, pretence, reflect, phantom.

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Updating: September 2011

Unger, Frédérike

Born in Ile-de-France, Frédérike Unger was trained in classical ballet. While working with the Jeune Ballet de France, she discovered the creative aspect of the profession through guest choreographers. From that moment, she forsook proposed roles as a princess and began to work with independent companies. Her encounter with Jérôme Ferron led to the creation of the Étant-Donné Company.

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http://www.etantdonne.fr
Updating: september 2011

Ferron, Jérôme

Born in Clermont-Ferrand, Jérôme Ferron was trained in classical and contemporary techniques in the CNSM (National Conservatory of Music and Dance) in Lyon. A passionate lover of conceptual art and music, he chose to work in the field of creation with authors, including the CCN (National Choreographic Centre) of Roubaix.

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Company website
Updating : September 2011

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.).

Imago

recorded at the CND 20 January 2011

Imago

Artistic direction / Conception : Frédérike UNGER, Jérôme FERRON

Interpretation : Aline BRAZ DA SILVA, Maëlle DESCLAUX, Solène HÉRAULT, Claire RIVERA, Marie RUAL

Original music : Hubert MICHEL (commande de Césaré, Centre national de création musicale de Reims)

Lights : Frank GUÉRARD

Costumes : Jennifer LEBRUN

Other collaborations : Régie générale Rémi ROSE

Duration : 60 minutes

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