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For his new creation,Ioannis Mandafounis takes inspiration from “recitative”, generally meaning the part of an instrumental work that is descriptive or dramatic; and in dramatic music the singing is intoned freely, and the melody and the rhythm follow the natural inflections of the spoken phrase..

Transposed to the field of dance,the recitative constitutes the frame of ApersonA as an underlying principle.Here, movement punctuates musicality.

Concept Ioannis Mandafounis
Choreography Ioannis Mandafounis, Elena Giannotti, Nina Vallon
Dance Ioannis Mandafounis, Elena Giannotti
Dramaturgical support Myriam Kridi
Lights David Kretonic
Costumes Marion Schmid
Production management Mélanie Fréguin

Production Cie Projet 11 Coproduction Association pour la danse contemporaine ADC – Geneva, Theater Südpol – Luzern, Theatre DeSingel – Antwerp, Prairie – Migros Cultural Percentage Supported by City of Geneva, City of Vernier, Lottery romande, Nestlé for Art foundation, Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia Accueil studio Cie Neopost Foofwa, studio44/Cie Gilles Jobin, Cie Greffe, ADC.