La Fresque: A Chinese tale as a contemporary ballet

Updated On Sep 23, 2016 05:55 PM IST
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Dancers perform a scene of the ballet La Fresque by French choregrapher Angelin Preljocaj at the Grand Theatre de Provence in Aix-en-Provence on September 19, 2016. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Dancers perform a scene of the ballet La Fresque by French choregrapher Angelin Preljocaj at the Grand Theatre de Provence in Aix-en-Provence on September 19, 2016. (AFP)

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The ballet is based on a Chinese tale. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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The ballet is based on a Chinese tale. (AFP)

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La Fresque flows like a classical ballet but its style is contemporary. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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La Fresque flows like a classical ballet but its style is contemporary. (AFP)

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Costumes used are by Azzedine Alaïa, a Tunisian-born couturier and shoe designer, based in Paris. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Costumes used are by Azzedine Alaïa, a Tunisian-born couturier and shoe designer, based in Paris. (AFP)

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Angelin Preljoçaj (right) is a French dancer-choreographer of contemporary dance. He runs a ballet company Ballet Preljocaj, which he founded in 1984. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Angelin Preljoçaj (right) is a French dancer-choreographer of contemporary dance. He runs a ballet company Ballet Preljocaj, which he founded in 1984. (AFP)

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Angelin was born in 1957 and is of an Albanian origin. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Angelin was born in 1957 and is of an Albanian origin. (AFP)

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He is distinct in his style of choreography -- his writing for instance is steeped in classical ballet but his style of presentation is resolutely contemporary. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 23, 2016 05:55 PM IST

He is distinct in his style of choreography -- his writing for instance is steeped in classical ballet but his style of presentation is resolutely contemporary. (AFP)

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