Tag: Nová Scéna (The New Stage)

Vertigo: A Trio of Contemporary Styles

The Czech National Ballet’s latest premiere features pieces from three contemporary choreographers from throughout the continent. Rain, Vertigo, and Cacti dance across a range of themes, emotions, and movement styles that are as diverse as their names imply. . . . Rain: A Theatrical Journey The lights rose in Prague’s New Stage (Nová Scéna) to reveal dancers decked out in dresses, hairstyles, hats, and suspenders reminiscent of the early 20th…

Thursday, March 15,2012: Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing A cloud of dirt flies up, caught in the light, as Václav Kuneš swings his foot into the air. He isn’t dancing outside, though: He’s on stage at The New Stage (Nová Scéna), performing on a bed of dirt as part of 420People’s new contemporary dance production, Máj (May). May is inspired by the romantic, narrative poem Máj, by the Czech poet Karel Hynek Mácha. The poem is…