This filming was made for archival purposes. It was not filmed as a digital presentation of the work.

Depouillement (2009)

This recording is from our 2015 re-staging of Depouillement

Choreography by William Tuckett

Dancers: José Alves, Isabela Coracy, Damien Johnson, Marie-Astrid Mence, Christopher Renfurm & Cira Robinson

Lighting designs by David Plater
Costume designs by Yukiko Tsukamoto

Composer: Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) Sonata for violin & cello: Allegro, Tres vif, Lent & Depouillement (1920-22) Recording by Nigel Kennedy & Lynn Harrell

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Pour nos amis francophone, voici un cours de danse classique à domicile par la danseuse française de Ballet Black, Marie-Astrid Mence!

For our French and French-speaking friends: a ballet class from French Ballet Black dancer, Marie-Astrid Mence.

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