It's perhaps entirely apposite to watch something as glorious as this strange, elegiac piece from artistic director Kally Lloyd-Jones on this week, of all weeks, when the global impetus is on the effects of climate change, and all of our futures. (We are doomed if action isn't taken.) It's all about tension and trust within day-to-day relationships for this “intensely personal” piece choreographed by Lloyd-Jones, in collaboration with the cast.
Company Chordelia in “The Chosen.” Photograph by Nadine Boyd
The son of a painter and a set designer, director/choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot was, it seems, destined to have a life in the theater. Born and raised in Tours, in central France, in 1960, he studied dance and piano at the Conservatoire Nacional de Région de Tours before joining the Rosella Hightower International School of Dance in Cannes.Continue Reading