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#16 dirac


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Posted 12 November 2013 - 02:30 PM

An interview with Crystal Pite by Moira Macdonald in The Seattle Times.

But in 2009, National Ballet of Canada artistic director Karen Kain commissioned her to create a work for ballet dancers, and Pite found herself first intrigued, then fascinated to explore what she calls the “ecstatic architecture” of the ballet vocabulary again.


“I think of the ecstatic because it’s so generous — the chest is open, the neck is exposed, the arms are opening wide and high, the fingers are alive and the legs are open and turned out and extended. Everything just feels so exhilarated in the body,” she said....



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