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The Lighters’ Dancehall Polyphony

Piece for eleven performers written by Cecilia Bengolea and François Chaignaud for the Ballet TanzTheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch


Conception & choreography Cecilia Bengolea, François Chaignaud

Costume design Cecilia Bengolea, François Chaignaud, Rike Zöllner

Performers Andrey Berezin, Ditta Miranda Jasjfi, Scott Jennings, Nayoung Kim, Blanca Noguerol Ramírez, Breanna O´Mara, Azusa Seyama, Julian Stierle, Tsai-Wei Tien, Paul White, Tsai-Chin Yu 

Music The Silver Swan, Orlando Gibbons; Weep, O Mine Eyes et Away Thou Shalt Not Love Me de John Wilbye; You Don’t Own Me, John Madara and David White; Aufnahme, Lesley Gore; Bubuy Bulan, Benny Korda; O Solitude, Henry Purcell; tracks from Volga Boatmen and Mily Balakirev.

Text Best Intentions out of Everything Speaks In Its Own Way, Kate Tempest, Zingaro Books

Vocal coach/Arrangements: Roman Babik 

Dancehall coach Queen Latesha



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