Late Night Show
(55 mins.)Regardless of culture, religion and language dance is an art form which can be found universally all around the globe. It even goes beyond the human being – there are other species with their very own way of dancing. There is an original instinct both in humans and animals for the dance.
The duet of Beáta Egyed and Gyula Cserepes is focusing on this core essence: the primal instinct as the birthplace of dance. While constantly shaking their bodies, they create a ritual of resonance: a vibrant space, where the spectator and performer could enter a different dimension together. While taking a journey into the depths of ourselves, slowly we sink into the place before human speech. Into the twilight zone where human and animal are not so clearly distinct yet.
Through the continuous transformation of feminine and masculine images, LATE NIGHT SHOW is reaching towards this ancient experience notion, deeply encoded in our genes. The fragile dance of the two performers is a rapture of the never-ending circulation that evolves from the tension between the two halves of a divided universe. This performance is a contemporary representation of the tragedy of the eternal, “together, yet alone” ballade.
LATE NIGHT SHOW is the first performance of Gyula Cserepes in the row of the re-evaluation of dance as a performance. It is an attempt to create a stage ritual where the power of movement can reach under the skin of the spectator without direct interaction.
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Video documentation: Máté Batka, Balázs Dimeth
Photo documentation: Dániel Dömölky
Production: Atelier 21220
Co-production partners: OFF Foundation, Workshop Foundation
The performance has been realized with the support of Life Long Burning – DanceWorks!, the programme of the European Cultural Fund.
Supported by: Audio-technika, MoveIn Studio, National Cultural Fund, SÍN Cultural Center, Zagrebački Plesni Centar