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Dark Night of the Soul

Production year: 2009 | 1x18' | Genre: Music
This is a ballet production from Katrine Bølstad Company about the life …
Origin country: Norway
Production company: NRK
Original title: Dark Night of the Soul

This is a ballet production from Katrine Bølstad Company about the life of Jesus in a version that is quite unique.

 

This is a ballet production from Katrine Bølstad Company. It is inspired by the New Testament and is the story about the life of Jesus in a version that is quite unique.
Katrine Bølstad has classical training as a choreographer and dancer with education from The National Ballet Academy, and has an additional education as a visual artist from The National Art Academy. Since 2000, Bølstad has made performances with a unique, personal signature, and has in the last years been highly recognized for this. She has been a pioneer in Norway when it comes to incorporating elements from urban dance styles. This together with an emotional presence is making her one of Norway’s most exiting stage artists. Bølstad has choreographed for the theatres and television, music videos and short films.
Choreographer: Katrine Bølstad
Main dancers: Jeppe Thybo (Jesus), Sissel S. Bjørkli (Virgin Mary), Natasha Heggem (Mary Magdalene), Martin F. Gammelgaard (John the Baptist and Judas).
Music by Sven-Eric Johanson and Alfred Schnittke
 
Presented at Midem 2009

 

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