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Ballet d’Jerri: Geographers of Solitude

Ballet d'Jerri
  • 7 June - 9 June
  • 7 June + 8 June: 7.30pm
  • 8 June + 9 June: 2.30pm
Jersey Arts Centre

Ballet d’Jerri joins forces with ZfinMalta, the national dance company of Malta, in a new work by ZfinMalta Artistic Director Paolo Mangiola. Twenty dancers come together to explore what unites the two islands through distinctive geographical and cultural landscapes.

Taking inspiration from the Arctic Tern, a bird known for having the longest migratory patterns on the planet, Geographers of Solitude is a conversation on diversity, the fragility of different voices, and fostering collective harmony. Just as these birds take shelter on both islands during their long journey, the dancers on stage explore both itinerant and protracted island life and the dynamic interplay between solitude and communal, on our individual and collective narratives. It delves into the notion of islands as a microcosm of the world at large – a contained environment where its inhabitants develop unique cultures and ways of organising societies.

Choreographer: Paolo Mangiola

Dramaturgy: Victor Jacono

Original Score: Dag Rosenqvist

Lighting Design: Dali Aguerbi

Set Design: Gary Pace

Costume Design: Alessandro Vigilante

Costume Maker: Laurent Uyttersprot

(£18 students)
(£15.30 students)
Additional PricesSaturday 8 June 2.30pm ONLY: £10 (£5 students) / Members: £8.50 (£4.25 students)