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Entracte

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Josef Nadj, a choreographer, stage director, artist, dancer, is well known among not only Europeans but also among Russian public. The twice laureate of the “Golden Mask“ Award (in nomination „The best foreign production, presented in Russia”), the participant of all first-rate international theatre festivals, the artistic director of Orleans National Choreographic Center and Avignon Festival-2006.

The Territory brings to Moscow the latest premiere of the French choreographer, “Entracte” — the fantasies, associations and visions, based on the Chinese “Book of Changes”. Four dancers (including Josef Nadj himself) and four musicians explore again the depths of the human psychic and subconsciousness, without saying a word, trying to limelight the inner energies that drive on the human's actions and fates. The productions by Nadj should not be bound by the confining strictures of traditional theatre. His productions are filled with the elements of circus, dance, pantomime and installation.

Joint project of the Territory festival and of the French Culture Centre in Moscow (Centre Culturel Français de Moscou)

With the support of CULTURESFRANCE and French Embassy in Russia

General partner of the French Culture Centre — Banque Société Générale Vostok

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Production: The Orleans National Choreographic Center

Coproduction: Théâtre de la Ville (Paris), La Filature — National stage of Mulhouse, Opéra de Lilles. With support of Le Carré Saint Vincent — National stage of Orleans.

Premiered on 25th March 2008 at Le Carré Saint Vincent — National stage of Orleans

The Orleans National Choreographic Center is supported by the Ministry of Culture and Communication — Department of music, dance, theatre and performance, by the D. R. A. C. Centre, the city of Orleans, the Regional council of the Centre, the General council of Loiret. It receives the support of the Culturesfrance (Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs) for its tours abroad.

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