Rosas Danst Rosas
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Rosas Danst Rosas

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker/Rosas

Venue

FringeArts
140 N Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA
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“This work immediately established Ms. De Keersmaeker as a new force on the European contemporary dance scene. It hasn’t lost anything of its original power.” The New York Times

The original dance that inspired Beyonce’s “Countdown.”

The seminal dance by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, one of the most influential choreographers of the past 30 years, Rosas danst Rosas was all about rhythmic complexity, stylized minimalism, fierce abstract feminism and choreographic rigor when it premiered in 1983. Beyoncé would agree: Her “Countdown” music video draws heavily on Rosas danst Rosas for choreography, costuming and set. Now, you can see Rosas danst Rosas live in a rare touring performance 30 years after its making, coming to FringeArts on October 4-5 as an extension of the 2014 Fringe Festival.

105 minutes

$29 / Members save 30%

Festival Co-Producers Arthur Kaplan and R. Duane Perry
Festival Co-Producers Lynne and Bert Strieb

The presentation of Rosas Danst Rosas was made possible by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. 

*Post-show discussion moderated by Nick Stuccio, president and producing director, FringeArts.