Christmas is ballet’s high season

ballet2In December, Jean-Christophe Maillot, Choreographer-Director of the Ballets de Monte-Carlo, is offering the public a diverse and particularly generous programme. From December 10 to 21, as part of the new edition of the Monaco Dance Forum, the public will be able to discover The National Ballet of Marseille, with Extremalism – the body in revolt, by Emio Greco and Pieter C. Sholten; Wang Ramirez, with Monchichi; Peeping Tom with Moeder; Liquid Loft, Chris Haring, with Deep Dish, Chris Haring and Michel Blazy; LEV Sharon Eyal & Gai Behar, with OCD LOVE; Le Patin Libre, with Confidences, in partnership with the City Council of Monaco; and Danza Contemporanea Company of Cuba, with El Cristal by J. C Iglesias, Reversible by A. Lopez Ochoa and Mambo 3XXI by G. Cespedes.

Also as part of the Monaco Dance Forum Festival, the Bosio Pavilion, Higher School of Sculpture of the city of Monaco, will reflect on “The Place du Corps”, at a colloquium. The Audiovisual Archives will propose the screening of the film “Chantons sous la pluie” at the Grimaldi Forum. Workshops and master classes will also be offered, in order to discover and experiment physically with the choreographic style of the companies invited to perform. Finally, public meetings with the artists will be organised throughout the season.

More information on venues and prices: +377 97 70 65 20.

Article first published November 29, 2016.