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Cie Alias Presents “Normal” on Citerne.live

Lebanon, Switzerland

November 25, 2020

Normal Live Performance

Performance is available on: https://citerne.live/

Lebanese based dance company Maqamat in collaboration with Chateau Rouge invites Swiss dance company Cie Alias to present it’s creation “Normal” within the 16th edition of BIPOD – Beirut International Platform of Dance. 

The festival will take place from the 20 to 30 November and will be organized in Theatres in Beirut, Alexandria, Geneva, Ramallah, Madrid, Lyon and will be streamed live in real time on the digital platform Citerne.live. 
The performance will take place on the 25th of November 2020 at Cie Alias studio at Maison des Compagnies in Geneva and streamed live.

All things are cyclical, everything has an end; all things ultimately depart and expire before re-emerging or being reborn under a different form at a given time or place. Collapse, dissolution, renewal, transformation. A group of individuals tumbles into renewal, drawn hypnotically by an invisible force. An allegory of life in constant movement and transformation becomes progressively manifest…. 

In his new creation, Guilherme Botelho invites us to cast a metaphysical look at the act of falling. What does it mean to fall? Is it to die or to let go? Is it to fall in love, to traverse that familiar whirlwind of excitement and feelings? Alias’ new production, Normal., presents bodies leaning in the direction of the wind, like leaves of grass in a storm or individuals caught up in the cyclical motion of life. 

Choreography: Guilherme Botelho
Assistant dancer: Victoria Hoyland
Original soundtrack: Murcof
Lights: Jean-Philippe Roy
Costumes: Amandine Rutschmann
Technique: Alex Kurth
Communication: Marco Renna
Administration: Christophe Drag 

Dancers (creation):
Alex Landa-Aguirreche
Arnaud Bacharach
Erica Bravini
Eve Bouchelot
Gabriel Simoes
Johanna Willig-Rosenstein
Laetitia Gex
Louis Bourel
Romane Peytavin
Sarah Bucher
Veronica Garcia


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