Dance Umbrella and CCN-Ballet de Lorraine’s Unknown Pleasures presents five new works anonymously. So, what’s it like to watch a production with no preconceptions?
What kind of value judgments and viewing habits do we bring to the theatre when we are watching a new piece of dance? It’s a question posed by Dance Umbrella and CCN-Ballet de Lorraine in their new, joint production, Unknown Pleasures. By presenting an evening of five new works, whose choreography, design, lighting and music all remain anonymous, they are inviting audiences to look at the stage with their senses rinsed clean of all preconceptions – and all PR.
Source: Guardian Dance News