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Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Rosas — Rain Tickets

Sadler's WellsLondon
"Simply to watch the collective patterns set in motion by the dancers is entrancing" -- The Guardian

Known for her appreciation of mathematical structure and the geometric use of space, Anne Theresa De Keersmaeker pushes these concepts to their limits to form a deceptively simple piece, using layers repetition and variation. Each of the ten dancers plays a distinct role in their close group, before giving in to the power of the collective with an exuberant and playful camaraderie.

Set to Steve Reich’s masterpiece, the minimalist Music for 18 Musicians, which is inspired by breath rhythms, the score is beautifully interpreted by Rosas’ long-term collaborator Ictus Ensemble.