PSNews - Sebastien Ly, a famous French-Vietnamese choreographer, will reunite the capital audience with a contemporary dance called "Forgotten Gate".
The performance will be staged within the framework of the third “Krossing Over Arts Festival (KOAF)” themed “The Roots” in Hanoi.
|Famous French-Vietnamese choreographer to perform in Hanoi.
The contemporary dance play, according to Ly, is inspired by her memories of her grandmother, a Vietnamese Hue woman that moved to France in the 50s of the 20th century.
Ly will perform the play on April 20 with two French dancers namely on April 20 with the participation of other famous artists: Thomas Demay and Lisa Robert, and two other Vietnamese dancers: Mai Anh and Tran Hoang Yen.
Ly graduated from the Angers Contemporary Dance School, and then became a dancer at the Nantes National Choreography Center, France. She also continued her study in England. After the graduation, she returned to France and started creating plays based on the baroque dance and improvisational dance.
The French-Vietnamese choreographer is famous for her creative dance ideas.
Themed “The Roots”, the festival will feature on a variety of disciplines from contemporary dance to other art forms such as short films, artist talks and workshops on contemporary dance.By Thien Minh
Through the lens of performing arts and ordinary activities in artistic form, this year's shows will bring the concept of origin and growth to life.
KOAF was launched in 2017 by choreographer Sébastien Ly with support from the French Institute in Vietnam. The festival is all about crossings: between contemporary dance and other art forms, between local and international artistic approaches and between the public and artists.