ProART Company is preparing a premiere production of Kde tančí vítr

18 June 2019, 1:00
ProART Company is preparing a premiere production of Kde tančí vítr

The upcoming production of Kde tančí vítr  [Where the Wind Is Dancing] is based on Orten's collection Ohnice. The author of the project is the Brno choreographer and director Martin Dvořák. The central character of a poet will be performed by young actor Daniel Krejčík.

In addition to Krejčík, performers of live music also take part in the performance. This time they are violinists Jitka Břízová and Vojtěch Drahoňovský, who have already appeared in Brno together with Dvořák and actress Marta Vančurová in the project Krajina mé duše  [The Landscape of My Soul] in Villa Tugendhat. The aim of the authors of Kde tančí vítr  is to create a poetic-dramatic collage of images inspired by the collection Ohnice. The creative key is the interconnection and interaction of individual genres – text on dance, music on text, text on music, etc. The minimal use of props concentrates the stage action on the performers themselves and the content of Orten's work. The purpose is a metaphysical message and a non-descriptive visualization of Orten's symbolist poetry. The Brno premiere is announced to take place on 25 and 26 June 2019 from 20:00 at Káznice in Cejl Street.

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