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Workshop «Nijinski»

Workshop series for young adults 16 years and older

A contemporary tribute to the god of dance

The choreographer Marco Goecke has dedicated an evening-long ballet to the dancer and choreographer of the century Vaslav Nijinski. Goecke translates Nijinski's high flights, crash and mental illness into his unmistakable, shaky nervous to furious body language. This workshop series offers the opportunity to deal with Marco Goecke's way of working and choreographic handwriting and at the same time to immerse oneself in the life and work of Vaslav Nijinski. In addition to a rehearsal visit, we will also learn a lot about the process of creating this work in an exchange with the members of the Zurich Ballet, and of course the series will conclude with a joint performance visit of the ballet Nijinski.


Wed 27.2.2019 19.00-21.30 Workshop
Sat 2.3.2019 9.30-12.00 Rehearsal visit main stage Opera House
Wed 6.3.2019 19.00-21.30 Workshop
Wed 13.3.2019 19.00-21.30 Workshop
Wed 20.3.2019 19.00-21.30 Workshop
Wed 27.3.2019 19.00-21.30 Workshop
Fri 29.3.2019 19.30-21.30 Performance visit Opera House
Wed 3.4.2019 19.00-21.30 Workshop


Workshop incl. introductory visits: CHF 40


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No previous knowledge of ballet or dance is required.
Please note that this is a series of workshops and all dates should be attended.
Management: Bettina Holzhausen and Angelika Ächter

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