Icons. We create and worship them. All until the next regime, culture or trend replaces them with new ones.
Eastman and Artistic Director Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, are proud to present their first intensive dance program during the summer of 2016. Intensive workshop for professional dancers and dance students age 17+
Cherkaoui's contemporary adaptation of Rameau's Les Indes galantes for the Bayerische Staatsoper.
A new version of Babel(Words) for the festival of Avignon during the 70th edition.
Qutb, Arabic for axis or pivot, is about three bodies orbiting, colliding and interacting through space.
Fractus V stands for the natural fractures which are necessary to grow and become stronger.
Some of England's most talented young dancers perform work by Sadler's Wells Associate Artist Cherkaoui.
One out of three new works commissioned by the L.A. Dance Project
Choreography: Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui
An opera by Nicholas Lens, Nick Cave, and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui for the Commemoration of the Great War
Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui's creation for GöteborgsOperans Danskompani.
A dance inspired by growth, in unpredictable directions, translated into pure movement
A fascinating exploration of tango
Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Damien Jalet and visual artist Marina Abramović, return to Ravel’s Boléro
Four Duets to demonstrate the versatility and innovative character of Cherkaoui's work
The fourth part of Wagner's opera cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen
a choreographic journey by Damien Jalet in the Louvre
La troisième partie du cycle de l'opéra de Wagner, Der Ring des Nibelungen
Movie by Joe Wright for which Cherkaoui helmed the choreography
Why are certain things connected as an organic whole,
while others fail?
a cyborg of a dance that takes place in a mirrored world
a choreography created for Aakash Odedra, forming part of the show Rising
a blend of tradition, science fiction and contemporary reality
each new place or city is a labyrinth, as is the body
Dance history and lively production in one
Games of chess, games of seduction, ploys where male-female energies are pitted
how are we bound to each other, our heritage and our desires?
purifying a body makes a body disappear
a collaboration with Guy Cassiers who directs the opera cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen.
a dance performance that explores language and its relationship with nationhood, identity and religion
dunes, sand, its grains and its capacity for metamorphosis
Part of the centenary celebrations of the Ballets Russes
A confrontation with the 'New World' and its incredible energy
the devil throws a spanner in the works. Or is it God?
a story about goodbyes, old age and death.
inspired on the 49 days a soul wanders around after its body died, according to Korean Buddhism
a stunning collaboration with the Shaolin monks, visual artist Antony Gormley and composer Szymon Brzóska.
Icelandic fairy stories, Japanese robotics, American consumption, African soil
a journey questioning the power of writing
a pictorial encyclopedia of mainly Western myths and archetypes
a fantasy tale inspired by nature, origami and shadow play
exploring the complexities of male female relationships
a threedimensional multimedia installation on immigration, otherness, territory and borders
inspired by what was happening at the time of creation: the invasion of Lebanon
the master serves the slave as much as the slave serves the master
liberty, loss of the beloved and of exile, based on Pushkin's poem The Gypsies
a duet performed around cellist Roel Dieltiens, performing the suites of J.S. Bach
a duet with Akram Khan, combining Indian kathak dance and contemporary movements
A musical based on the songs of Morrissey and guitarist Johnny Marr of The Smiths
a ballet for the Grand Théâtre de Genève, a crossroads of many distances and differences
an ode to the departed, created for Les Ballets de Monte Carlo
a focus on migration of birds and people, on the natural flow of time and gravity
what do you believe in?
hoe kan je de muziek zingen waarop je danst?
a meetingpoint between the universe of Cherkaoui and Vandekeybus
how to handle the overdose of information
Non, je ne regrette rien
a blueprint of Cherkaoui's influences
a surrealistic journey of five men and three women interacting in a living room
Cherkaoui's first show as a contemporary dancer
Cherkaoui's first 'official' choreography
A theatrical evocation of Michael Jackson's creative genius