BESS – A Tribute to Rudolf Laban

Šárka OndrišováPeter Groll

BESS – A Tribute to Rudolf Laban

Ballet

Staging inspired by the life of Rudolf Laban - BESS dance theater - a tribute to one of the greatest dance reformers in the world.

The historical SND building
27. 5. 2016

Staging inspired by the life of Rudolf Laban - BESS dance theater - a tribute to Rudolf Laban, choreographed by Šárka Ondrišova. The staging is a tribute to one of the greatest dance reformers in the world. A native of Bratislava, dancer, choreographer, teacher and dance theorist Rudolf von Laban (1879 - 1958) is a major reformist figure in dance of the 20th century. He comprehended and studied dance in its broader context, from kinetics through to philosophy. Laban is the inventor of the movement which is named after him: Labanotation.

Runnig time: 2 hrs with one interval

Production Team

Libretto, choreography and direction Šárka Ondrišová
Assistant choreographer Andrej Petrovič
Set and Costume Designer Eva Kudláčová-Rácová
Projection Michal Židzik
Lighting designer Robert Polák