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A nima - Palazzo Strozzi

8.9.2012 | Giorgio Mancini
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Bringing dance to unexpected places where it can be enjoyed by the largest possible number of people: that is the philosophy of the GM Ballet. After Luxembourg, Florence becomes the "summer home" for the dance company where, from 20 August to 8 September included, Mancini will continue the live choreographic creation of “A nima” set to the music of Frédéric Chopin.

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Giorgio Mancini

Director and choreographer, GM Ballet
Giorgio Mancini
After a brilliant career as a dancer with the Ballet du XXe siècle and the Béjart Ballet Lausanne, Giorgio Mancini was appointed director of the Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève at the age of 31 after having danced with the company during several seasons. Nine years later he took over as director of the MaggioDanza dance company in Florence where he remained until 2007. After working as a freelance choreographer for three years, Giorgio Mancini has now decided to set up his own dance company, the GM Ballet, with the goal of bringing dance to unexpected places and to the widest possible audience.

Juliet and Romeo

MaggioDanza

2005 | Giorgio Mancini

A contemporary Juliet and Romeo, inspired by Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare.

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Juliet and Romeo
Created for the dance company MaggioDanza in 2005 on the occasion of the 68th Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Festival, Juliet and Romeo is   Giorgio Mancini’s first narrative ballet. The choreographer deliberate...

In-Contro

Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève

1991 | Giorgio Mancini

In-Contro or quite simply the meeting of two gender.

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In-Contro
In-Contro is the first choreography that Giorgio Mancini created for Isabella Padovani and himself when he was still a dancer at the Grand Théâtre de Genève. This ballet was later performed by the Conservato...

Words no longer heard

Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève

2002 | Giorgio Mancini

… peace amongst men, calm upon the open sea undisturbed by breath of air, a bed and sleep for those

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Words no longer heard
Created for the Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève, in 2003, the ballet “Words no longer heard” is a work inspired by the theory of two halves as discussed by Plato in The Symposium and set to a drama penned...