Friday, December 16, 2011: You Take A Cloud

(From left) Jiří Kylián, Nataša Novotná, Václav Kuneš watch a dancer 'taking a cloud'

Nataša Novotná, executive director of the 420People dance group, perches on the edge of a sofa at The New Stage Café. She’s just come from a long Workshop session with 21 young student dancers.

They’ve gathered from professional dance schools and conservatories for extra training here, and the possible chance to meet an international icon of ballet, Czech choreographer Jiří Kylián.

This is the start of an article in our special magazine section, “Other Side of the Curtain.”

This article takes a closer look at just what goes into creating a special dance performance and other events honoring Czech dancer and choreographer Jiří Kylián, who recently visited Prague from his usual place, the Netherlands. The performance was held Nov 30 at The New Stage.

To read the full article, click on the black tab “Other Side of the Curtain” at the top of this page. (You’ll see the beginning of the article again.) Then click on “Read More” to continue reading.

Photo Credits: Miroslav Setnička

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