A Tale of Ham and Passion
Duration: 15 Minutes
Inspired by Roland Petit's ballet, Le Jeune Homme et la Mort, this duel of seduction puts the figure of the Spanish macho to the test, delving into the fatality of innate passions. Two female dancers perform this toxic love story between two men, commenting on the sexual liberation and constriction that follows a repressive period in history.
Premiered: 7th February 2013, The Place
Shortlisted for the No Ballet 8th International Choreography Competition, November 2013
"Luridly funny" The Observer
"Highly entertaining" Dance Europe