In 1983 the choreographer Anna Teresa de Keersmaeker his international breakthrough with "Rosas dances Rosas". Since then, the show has been performed countless times and has become one of the true classics of contemporary dance.
Now her company Rosas has once again included it in its repertoire. And finally, the Swedish dance audience will have the chance to see this iconic work.
One of the must-haves of the season!
About the choreographer
Rosas Danst Rosas - a historic breakthrough
Introduction by Lis Hellström Sveningson
In the context of the performance Rosas dances Rosas ger Lis Hellström Sveningson an in-depth look at the performance and its impact on dance and culture worldwide. What are the structures and energies that characterise the dance work and how did it become an important foundation in Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker's choreographic work? How did the development continue and what does Rosas danst Rosas have to say to us today? These are questions that the introduction attempts to address.
Lis Hellström Sveningson is a cultural writer and dance and theatre critic for Göteborgs-Posten, Danstidningen and several other publications. She has worked in a variety of media and genres, since thirty years as a freelancer based in Gothenburg. Alongside her journalism, she teaches dance history, writing and presentation on a number of different courses and is also hired as a lecturer, discussion leader and debater.