- Location Washington,Washington, D.C,United States
- Date 31-10-2022
Move, Dance, Connect: Short Films
Presented by Korea National Contemporary Dance Company
Monday, October 31 at 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Justice Forum at The Kennedy Center
Dance Films Tickets via Kennedy Center Box Office
Pallae : Womanhood Story (2021)
Film Director I Park Sohyun
Choreography I Nam Jeongho
‘Have you ever waited for someone?
From South Korea, Pallae: Womanhood Story (2021) - A production choreographed by Nam Jeongho that premiered in 1993, returns to the stage. A new team of five dancers, including one dancer, who participated in a production of Pallae 15 years ago, spend a night doing their laundry and bathing together, with the washplace doubling as the backdrop stage for Pallae in 2021.
Structure: Making Bolero
Directors I Kim Seoljin, Iwa
Music I LIVETOTHE ; Jung Jong-im, Choi Hyewon
Cast I Kim Kisoo, Kim Bongsu, Kim Seoljin, Seo Ilyoung, Shin Sangmi, Lee Jungmin, Jung Juryeong, Jung Jong-im, Choi Hyewon
This serves as a bold attempt of deconstructing the conventional 'Bolero' through the premiere of Three Bolero in 2017, and in 2018. Making Bolero has become the signature repertoire of the KNCDC satisfying the popularity and artistry of contemporary dance. "Deconstruction and the destruction of the Bolero - wouldn't this be the way of creating a real Bolero?" The work features choreography based on an approach to the structure of 'Bolero' using the sounds of everyday life and music in which ordinary noises expand into the rhythms of 'Bolero'. This dance film presents a new adaptation of Making Bolero and visually combines these two elements, showing its atmosphere and metaphorical mise-en-scene.
Korea National Contemporary Dance Company
The Korea National Contemporary Dance Company (KNCDC), established in 2010, is Korea's only nationally-funded contemporary dance company, currently led by Artistic Director Nam Jeongho. As an organization that specializes in creation of new productions, KNCDC seeks to realise diverse contemporary values in dance performances. KNCDC produces productions by inviting choreographers with authentic artistic directions and selecting most suitable dancers for each project. Furthermore, by protecting the rights of the artists, KNCDC enables artists to freely express individuality within the dance company's stable system.
This event is co-hosted by Korea's Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST), the Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS), and the Korean Cultural Center Washington, D.C. (KCCDC) with support from the Korea Foundation for International Culture Exchange (KOFICE).
Category: Arts | Visual Arts | Film / Cinema