October 29th, 2008 at 10:36am brian
Premiere of THE BAROQUE BODY REVEALED/Barokní tělo odhaleno (baroque dance without the frills…), choreographed by Andrea Miltner will take place in the former baroque monastery, now the Czech Museum of Music, Karmelitská 2, Malá strana, Prague 1 (trams 22, 12 and 20: Hellichova) on 29th and 30th October at 8pm. ALL ARE WELCOME!
The mystery of the body in movement, veiled by layers of rich costume has inspired dancer and choreographer Andrea Miltner to create an unconventional, precise and vigourous dance duet. The dancers energise the space, the beautiful baroque architecture of the Czech Museum of Music, and seize possession of it. Their movements have an urgency: they are uncompromising and without respite. They speak eloquently of the pure joy of dance, the lightness of finely chiseled gesture and the ornate beauty of the refined expressiveness of baroque.
Concept and choreography: Andrea Miltner
Lighting design and soundscape: Jan Komárek
Costume design inspired by Diego Velázquez’s ‘Infanta Margarita’
Costumes: Kamila Čubová
Shoes: Josef Formánek
Dancers: Romana Konrádová and Andrea Miltner
The project has been realised through the financial support of the Czech Ministry of Culture and the kind support of the Czech Museum of Music.