London Loves Jérôme Bel
Swan Lake it’s not. Jérôme Bel likes to play with body parts, vacuum cleaners, and pop music in the liquid landscape of a poststructuralist methodology. He also likes to make work in which dancers talk about dancing. Over the next three weeks, Sadler’s Wells Theater in London will present a retrospective on the works of Bessie Award-winning French choreographer Jérôme Bel, who will present two of his most admired works, The show must go on and Pichet Klunchun and Myself, at the 2008 Live Arts Festival. In Sunday’s New York Times, Roslyn Sulcas described Bel’s work as a “clever balancing act, on the line between the theatrical and the banal, [that] continues to elude definition.” Click here to read the full article.
This message was originally posted on 2/25/08.