Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Rosas



“Drumming” (1998) is one of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s most fascinating works: a dance set to a score for percussion, composed by Steve Reich shortly after a study trip to Africa. In her choreography, De Keersmaeker preserves the spirit of the composition and at the same time enriches it. Just as in the music, the complexity of the choreography arises out of a single phrase of movement to which endless variations in time and space are applied. It is only when the drums fall silent and the bodies come to a standstill that the spectators realize what they have witnessed: a stunning vortex of dance and rhythmic energy.

Jean-Luc Plouvier interviewed Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker for Muntmagazine. You can read the interview here in Dutch, English or French:

Interview De Keersmaeker/Plouvier

Produktion 1998: Rosas, De Munt / La Monnaie (Brüssel), La Bâtie – Festival de Genève. Koproduktion 2012: De Munt / La Monnaie (Brüssel), Sadler’s Wells (London), Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg.


By and with:: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Rosas / Choreography:: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Dance:: Bostjan Antoncic, Linda Blomqvist, Marta Coronado, Tale Dolven, Carlos Garbin, Cynthia Loemij, Valentina Nelissen, Sandra Ortega, Elizaveta Penkova, Igor Shyshko, Jakub Truszkowski, Samantha van Wissen, Sue-Yeon Youn / Music:: Steve Reich 'Drumming' / Set and Light Design:: Jan Versweyveld / Assistant Set and Light Design:: Geert Peymen / Costumes:: Dries Van Noten / Assistants Costumes:: Anne-Catherine Kunz, Aouatif Boulaich / Assistant Choreography Revival:: Roberto Oliván de la Iglesia / Rehearsal Director:: Muriel Hérault / Assistant to the Artistic Direction:: Anne Van Aerschot / Technical Coordination:: Joris Erven / Technicians:: Wannes De Rydt, Michael Smets / Wardrobe:: Dorothée Catry


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    Wed 27.3.2013, 20:00 / HAU1
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