Ne Sans. Opera & Dance
Livestreaming March 6 at 4pm PST
Established in 2017 by Artistic Director Idan Cohen, Ne. Sans Opera & Dance is re-imagining and reconnecting Opera & Dance. Directing opera through contemporary dance opens a whole new world of collaborative opportunities: an environment that involves working with singers, dancers, musicians, visual artists, and designers.
Hourglass by Ne. Sans Opera & Dance is set to 4 Piano Études by acclaimed minimalist composer Philip Glass, and features a duet with Racheal Prince & Brandon Lee Alley (Dance//Novella) joined on stage by pianist and celebrated conductor Leslie Dala.
Director: Idan Cohen
Music: Philip Glass, Solo Piano Etudes, No.3, 6, 8, 16.
Pianist: Leslie Dala
Dancers: Racheal Prince & Brandon Lee Alley (Dance//Novella)
Lighting designer: Theo Bell
Costume & Makeup: Ted Littlemore
Artistic advisor: Melanie Berson
Special thanks to VIDF sponsors Tom Lee Music and Steinway & Sons for their generous support.
Commissioned by Chutzpah! Festival, with the support of RBC, Vancouver, Canada. Created as a part of Ne. sans' Residency at The Norman Rothstein Theatre, JCC, Vancouver. Supported by 'Asylum Arts'.
Special thanks to: 'Chutzpah!' Festival Artistic Director: Jessica Mann Gutteridge, Ballet BC, Alexis Fletcher and Sylvain Senez at 'The Dance Deck'.