Tag: Moonshine

Monday, November 28, 2011: Words on Dance

A Few Words on Dance, from an Expert If you’re curious or confused about contemporary dance — or even if you’re a bit afraid of it — you can easily learn more about it from a master. The three Christopher Bruce dance pieces currently being presented under the title Moonshine await you at the New Stage of the National Theatre, Dec 1, 6, and 7. Mr Bruce is one of…

Monday, November 14,2011:Moonshine in Prague

Where you have folk music you have folk tales. This has enabled me to create characters and tell stories which I hope the audience is able to follow and, maybe, to bring something of their own imagination to the whole experience. This is part of the description by British choreographer Christopher Bruce of his Czech premiere, Moonshine. The three-part contemporary dance performance set to music by The Waterboys, Bob Dylan,…

Christopher Bruce and Moonshine Come to Prague

This backgrounder article is sponsored by The National Theatre Ballet as a service for Opus Osm readers. Introductory word by Christopher Bruce The music for all three ballets that make up this programme was recorded in the latter part of the twentieth century. However, a basis of folk music going back centuries is present in many of the tracks and represents a theme which links all three works. In The…