This discussion is adding to my anticipation of taping the performance (Monday down here) and watching it more closely than a single performance can allow. (Good bless FF, REW, and PAUSE.
Morris dancers always seem to me more interesting in the way they move through group work (possibly because Morris is so good at that). On the other hand, they always do come across as individuals. It just never occurred to me to look more closely at the individual nuances they bring to their dancing.
Back to topic: The POB dancers I've seen in interview seem to be extremely articulate about the preparation, details, and context having to do with the performances they are discussion. Am I correct in thinking that this is especially the case of the Sylvia
dvd Marie-Agnes Gillot seemed remarkably articulate on that one.
How about France? Britain? Russia? Germany? I agree with sylvia about Guillem. She seems to have given a lot of thought to what ballet means to her, at least. She expresses her self in a very original manner. I don't know, however, whether she has elaborated on themes not directly connected with her own career.
Vishneva and Bolle certainly seem to willing to talk a lot, though I haven't seen much depth in what I've read.
Who are the most articulate dancers of Europe?