Trajal Harrell: Dancer of the Year

Trajal Harrell: Dancer of the Year © Orpheas Emirzas

Jul 26 2019
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Friday, July 26, 2019
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It was a real shock for the artist concerned: in 2018, the renowned Berlin magazine Tanz voted Trajal Harrell “Dancer of the Year”. Until then, the choreographer admitted, he had never taken such votes seriously. But afterwards, he bashfully confessed, they did have significance for him. His major series Twenty Looks or Paris is "Burning at The Judson Church" made him famous. Almost all of his works were shown at ImPulsTanz – most recently: "Caen Amour" and "In the Mood for Frankie". Now, in "Dancer of the Year", Harrell shows what dancing means to him.

Austrian Premiere
Duration: 45 min