Tag: The National Theatre Ballet Prague

Ohad Naharin’s decadance

This backgrounder article is presented as a service to our readers by The Czech National Ballet. Ohad Naharin: decadance For the first time ever, the Czech National Ballet’s repertoire will include works of the legendary Israeli creator Ohad Naharin, who for several decades has been among the crème de la crème of the world’s modern dance theatre. Choreography: Ohad Naharin Lighting and set design: Avi Yona Bueno (Bambi) Costumes: Rakefet…

Monday, March 26, 2012: Love or Fear?

Choosing Love? or Fear? If you know the traditional Marius Petipa version of The Sleeping Beauty, you might be surprised at the new version premiering this weekend at The National Theatre: It’s shorter. Moreover, the story doesn’t present a struggle between the good and bad fairies, but between love and fear. And if you don’t know the traditional version of this ballet – or even if you don’t know anything…

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,…