Late-May performance: Raw and hypnotic dance

Pia Marsh
May 16th, 2015

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(photo: Laurent Phillipe)


May 27-28, 20:00, Dansehallerne, Pasteursvej 20, Cph V; tickets 40-125kr; dansehallerne.dk

This month, Dansehallerne is welcoming to the stage a double bill performance by two groundbreaking acts from France and the Netherlands. Ellipses tells the story of a body caught in limbo – taking us on a journey between dreams and reality, life and the afterlife. It is raw and hypnotic, cleverly using light to stress each and every movement.

Bokko is an explosive fantasy dance performance, combining eccentric music with illusionary video animation. Inspired by a South Korean dance craze, audiences can expect a show that is fast, furious and fun.

Les vêpres siciliennes

(photo: Bill Cooper)

(photo: Bill Cooper)

May 16-June 14; Store Scene, Ekvipagemestervej 10, Cph K; tickets 125-895kr, kglteater.dk

Set in 1282, this neglected Verdi masterpiece is a tale of loyalty, revolution and the quest for freedom, posing the eternal question: how far would you go for freedom and love?

Take Four

(photo: Mahlum)

(photo: Mahlum)

May 16-23; Skuespilhuset Store Scene, Sankt Annæ Plads 36, Cph K; tickets 200kr, kglteater.dk

Four performances with very different approaches to ballet. Take Four takes award-winning choreographers and turns the stage into a scene of rhythm, light and movement.


(photo: Christophe Pelc)

(photo: Christophe Pelc)

May 29-31; Operaen Store Scene, Ekvipagemestervej 10, Cph K; tickets 125-895kr, kglteater.dk

This month, the Paris Opera Ballet brings us Paquita, a striking and evocative performance about a young girl kidnapped by gypsies who is hopelessly in love with a noble officer.


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