Soirée D’études


  • 19.10 > 25.10.2020

In Soirée d’études, Cassiel Gaube expands the research set out in his solo Farmer Train Swirl — Étude and cre­a­tes a trio explo­ring the rich voca­bu­la­ry of House Dance in a series of études. 

An étu­de, in the musi­cal sen­se of the word, is a com­po­si­ti­on desig­ned as an occa­si­on to explo­re the pos­si­bi­li­ties of a par­ti­cu­lar tech­ni­que and to expe­ri­ment with the­se, which is simi­lar to the way House Dance is prac­ti­ced. Drawing from com­mon­ly known moves, the dan­cer looks for vari­a­ti­ons of the­se steps and for inven­ti­ve ways of arti­cu­la­ting them together. This com­mon know­led­ge allows peo­p­le to read each other’s dan­cing. Together with Yonas Perou and Federica Miani, two Paris-based dan­cers expe­rien­ced in Street dan­ce, Cassiel see­ks to reve­al the liter­a­cy that this prac­ti­ce requi­res and produces. 

Creation: Cassiel Gaube |Dance: Cassiel Gaube, Yonas Perou, Federica Miani | Dramaturgy: Manon Santkin | Dramaturgy & sound: Matteo Fargion | Technical sup­port & light: Luc Schaltin | Production: Hiros | Distribution: ART HAPPENS | Coproduction: La Ménagerie de Verre, Centre Chorégraphique National de Caen en Normandie dans le cad­re de l’Accueil-studio, Kunstencentrum BUDA (Kortrijk), workspa­ce­brus­sels, wpZimmer, C‑TAKT, CCN-Ballet nati­o­nal de Marseille dans le cad­re de l’accueil stu­dio / Ministère de la Culture, KAAP, Charleroi dan­se, La Manufacture CDCN — Bordeaux, Danse élar­gie 2020, CN D Paris, les bal­lets C de la B

With the sup­port of: Flemish Government, Kunstenwerkplaats, Teatro Municipal do Porto, Iaspis The Swedish Arts Grants Committee’s International Programme for Visual Artists, Tanzhaus Zürich, School van Gaasbeek