Islands at l’Esplanade du Lac
December 2nd, Alias is taking a short trip to l’Esplanade du Lac in Divonne, where we’ll be showing Islands, created in 2016. For this new occasion, the piece will be played by six dansers. The original composition, as shown at the Festival La Bâtie in 2016, was made for five dansers, with an idea of extension and multiplication, as a ligne that stretches out to infinity…or towards an possible point of encounter.
converse-worlds, new creation 2017
October 12th to 15 you can discover converse worlds , the latest creation by Alias company. The new creation presents us with bodies that look as troubling on the stage as those of unknown animals would in a dark forest. Infos on the shows and ticket presales at www.forum-meyrin.ch .
Community outreach program 2017-2018
Alias will start a new mediation programm at the Maison des Compagnies, the new workspace dedicated to the performing arts in Meyrin. This project aims to bring children to participate at contemporary dance classes scheduled during the school hour. These initiation courses, given by Catherine Egger, our new mediation associate, will start in September and take place during the whole school year. For more infos, please contact us at email@example.com.
Antes at Aura 27
Octobre 7th, during a short break from the current rehearsals for the new creation “converse-worlds”, Alias will take off for Lituania to present Antes at Aura 27, International Dance Festival in Kaunas.
Sideways Rain at the Festival Paris l’été
From July 19th to 22nd, Alias will start its relentless run with “Sideways Rain” on the outdoor stage of the Lycée Jacques-Decour during the Festival Paris l’été in Paris, France.
The trilogy “Distância” goes South America
From May 15th to 19th, in preparation of the upcoming South American tour, Guilherme Botelho will teach a workshop to the UNSAM contemporary dance company (Universidad National de San Martin), directed by Oscar Araiz. Starting with “Antes”, the “Distância” tour will continue with presentations of “Jetuilnousvousils” and “Sideways Rain”, two shows performed by both the Alias dansers and the UNSAM company.
Outreach and residence at the de Saussure secondary school
Alias Contemporary Company will spend the current academic year, 2016 – 2017, in residence at the de Saussure secondary school. The residence will comprise eleven projects of varying nature, structure and scale.
Le Poids des Éponges (The Weight of a Sponge) in Beirut
April 13th to 15th 2017, Alias will perform « Le Poids des Éponges » at the Maqamat Dance Theatre in Beirut for this year’s edition of the Beirut International Platform of Dance (BIPOD).