The Dance of Life

Premiére date17 Feb. 1994
Produced byBlack Box Teater, Lillehammer OL
AudienceAll, Adults
ExpressionsButoh, Dance
Running period17 Feb. 1994  —  1997

About The Dance of Life

The Dance of Life (1994) was a production by Min Tanaka produced by Black Box Theatre and LoocThe Dance of Life was shown during the cultural program of the Lillehammer Olympics, and was later performed at the Ultima festival and Tokyo International Performing Arts Festival in 1997. 

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Other contributors

Musikk: bl.a. Grieg, Bukkene Bruse, Nils-Aslak Valkeapää.

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    Press review

    Gilles Kennedy, 1997, Tokyo Times:
    "A new star in the Zodiak is born (...) She [Monica Herstad] comprehends Butoh and presents the movement as an end in itself."

    More about The Dance of Life


    E-mail from Monica Emilie Herstad, 9.12.2011