Pina Bausch • Germaine Acogny • Malou Airaudo

Dance, For all Dance, For all, 2022|23 season

Pina Bausch • Germaine Acogny • Malou Airaudo

common ground[s] & Sacre du Printemps (Rite of Spring)

Théâtre de La Ville

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Espace Chapiteaux

duration: 1h35

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A Pina Bausch Foundation, École des Sables & Sadler’s Wells production.

Born out of a collaboration between the Pina Bausch Foundation, L’École des Sables and London’s Sadler’s Wells, this two-part program combines three significant figures of dancing.

In 1973, then aged 33, Pina Bausch founded the Tanztheater Wuppertal, where Malou Airaudo was a memorable performer from the start. Around the same time, in 1977, Maurice Béjart named Germaine Acogny director of Mudra Africa in Dakar. Later, she founded L’École des Sables in Toubab Dialow, which will go on to leave its mark on African continental dance.

common ground[s], by Germaine Acogny and Malou Airaudo celebrates the vocation to dance and activism of the two renowned artists that are now well into their seventies.

The recreation of Sacre du Printemps (Rite of Spring) gathers around thirty performers from fourteen different African countries, under the artistic direction of Josephine Ann Endicott, Jorge Puerta Armenta and Clémentine Deluy, long-term dancers at Tanztheater Wuppertal.

Practical information

September 19 to 30 2022
Mon to fri 8pm
Sat & sun 7pm

No show on 22 and September 26, 2022

1h35 with an intermission

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Production credits

common groud(s) / Le Sacre du Printemps

Production Pina Bausch Foundation, l’École des Sables & Sadler’s Wells Coproduction le Théâtre de la Ville, Paris ; Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg ; Holland Festival, Amsterdam ; Festspielhaus, St Pölten ; Ludwigsburg Festival ; Teatros del Canal de la Comunidad de Madrid, Adelaide Festivaland Spoleto Festival dei 2Mondi.

Le projet est financé par la Fondation culturelle fédérale allemande, le ministère de la Culture et des Sciences du Land allemand de Rhénanie-du-Nord-Westphalie et le Fonds international de coproduction du Goethe-Institut, et bénéficie du soutien du Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch.

Le Sacre du Printemps
Pina Bausch
Musique Igor Stravinsky
Décor & Costumes Rolf Borzik
Collaboration Hans Pop

Première Le 3 Décembre 1975 À L’opera House Wuppertal.


Direction Artistique Josephine Ann Endicott, Jorge Puerta Armenta, Clémentine Deluy
Directeurs des Répétitions Ditta Miranda Jasjfi et Çağdaş Ermiş, Barbara Kaufmann, Julie Shanahan, Kenji Takagi

common ground[s]

Co-Chorégraphes & Danseurs Germaine Acogny, Malou Airaudo
Composition Musicale Fabrice Bouillon Laforest
Costumes Petra Leidner
Lumière Zeynep Kepekli
Dramaturgie Sophiatou Kossoko

Première 23 Septembre 2021 Teatros De Canal Madrid


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