Tours en l'air organizes ballet-themed escorted holidays to see the best companies perform great ballets in beautiful places. You can join a trip from anywhere. A highly knowledgeable balletomane who has enjoyed 100s of performances in over 20 cities around the world,I speak English, French, and German, and am a Travel Industry Council of Ontario certified Travel Counsellor. I also teach ballet appreciation courses. Twitter: @thewordlady Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/katherine.barber.37
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Saturday, March 1, 2014

DVD giveaway: La La La Human Steps


A Blu-Ray disc of Edouard Lock's Amelia, performed by La La La Human Steps, could be yours!

The DVD also includes a "25 Years of La La La Human Steps behind-the-scenes documentary.

To enter this contest, all you have to do is subscribe to updates from the Tours en l'air website by filling in your email address under "Subscribe to e-newsletter" at the top of the right-hand column, and following the verification process. Everyone who subscribes in the month of March is eligible for the draw. 

The multi-award-winning dance film Amelia (2002) explores the use of point technique using extended intertwining solos, complex partnering sequences and extreme speed to generate powerful performances with unexpected moments of tender emotion and serenity. Lock uses intricate choreography for both camera and dancers, creating amazing and constantly shifting points of view. Trademark performances, brilliant and relentless, combined with the delicate sensual lighting of André Turpin and the minimalist environment of a giant wooden box with rounded forms that seems to have no exit, create a disturbingly exquisite and moving experience. The original score, written by David Lang for violin, cello, piano and voice, combines evocative minimalism with lyrics from five of Lou Reed’s most famous works, created in the 60s for the Velvet Underground.
LaLaLa Human Steps: Andrea Boardman, Nancy Crowley, Mistaya Hemingway, Keir Knight, Chun Hong Li, Bernard Martin, Jason Shipley-Holmes, Billy Smith, Naomi Stikeman, Zofia Tujaka
Musical composition: David Lang Musicians: Alexandre Castonguay cello, Simon Claude violin, Njo Kong Kie piano & musical direction, Nadine Medawar vocalist


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