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Ballet Pina Bausch
Palais Garnier - from 02 to 31 December 2022
2h55 with 1 interval
Opening night : 2 Dec. 2022
In few words:
In the wake of The Rite of Spring (1997) and Orpheus and Eurydice (2005), Kontakthof is Pina Bausch’s third piece to enter the repertoire of the Paris Opera Ballet. In it we find all the elements that characterise this German choreographer: love, angst, violence, desire, sadness and also considerable humour. In a set by Rolf Borzik – a large ballroom with grey walls – men in dark suits and women in satin dresses and stilettos meet, cross paths, confront and size each other up. The dance is interrupted by micro‑sequences: pauses over memories, snatches of life... This major work in Pina Bausch's danced theatre, created in Wuppertal in 1978 for twenty or so dancers, requires a strength of expressiveness that reveals the personalities of each performer.
- First part 100 mn
- Intermission 20 mn
- Second part 55 mn
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About the work
Kontakthof, between tenderness and cruelty
Free cloakrooms are at your disposal. For safety reasons, the Opera does not accept scooters, rollerblades, skateboards, electric scooters or bulky luggage. The cloakrooms are closed during the day.
Bars offering drinks and light refreshments are available in the public areas, 45 minutes before each performance and during intervals. To avoid queuing during the interval you can place your order as soon as you arrive at the theatre.
€10 for seats with a limited view of the stage and special reduced rates for young people under the age of 28, unemployed and seniors over 65 are available.
You can park your car at the Q-Park Edouard VII. It is located at Rue Bruno Coquatrix 75009 Paris (in front of 23 Rue de Caumartin).