This is a great adventure that Josette Baïz leads to Aix-en-Provence for the past 27 years. With his will, frantic to open the dance to all, this former dancer Jean-Claude Gallotta and Odile Duboc has established the groupe Grenade. About fifty children from all walks of life can now practice this art, so natural to a level of excellence is quite exceptional. Judge: when she asks choreographers to world-renowned to entrust him with excerpts of their parts, they are never to pray. And from East To West, presented in avant-première au Grand theatre of Provence at Aix, brings together in a ballet of 1h15 extracts of Eun-Me Ahn, Lucy Guerin, Akram Kahn, Barak Marshall, Crystal Pite, or Wim Vandekeybus.
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These parts have nothing to do with each other, and yet they form a harmonious whole, and energizing. On stage, children from 9 to 18-year run with a professionalism amazing routines written for professional dancers. The public in aix was not wrong and their was a triumph. The magic of the evening holds, in effect, to a dance that is easy to access, which introduces the public to the large and beautiful contemporary dance. Once a month these children while in school have the permission to go on tour. If they miss the class for a few days, Josette Baïz to ensure that homework assignments be completed!
December 14, at le Mans, 18, 19, 20 December in Clermont-Ferrand, 14, 15, 16 February in Grenoble, 14, 15, 16 march, Créteil, 13, April 14 at Toulouse, france, April 27 at Martigues.