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Jérôme Bel presents Gala and Company, Company

Photo Credit: Josefina Tommasi

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On February 2, 2019, CAP UCLA in association with Ford Theatres presents French dancer and choreographer Jérôme Bel’s west coast premiere of Gala at the Theater at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles! 

Bel’s performance, characterized by his signature choreographic style of non-dance, offers an inclusive performance. Using the most “commonplace” of theatrical experiences, the gala, the performance goes from one theater to the next, emphasizing “Fail again. Fail better” from start to end.

This piece reflects each performer’s own personality and experiences. Through the power of dance, watch each performer reveal the way in which their cultural repertoire involves them in a singular relationship with the desire for something else other than dance — joy, accomplishment, transcendence perhaps?

Gala is a collective art form that challenges the viewer not to pass judgment, but to appreciate the beauty in diversity. Its accessibility to amature dancers creates a living gallery which we watch, like “a mirror taking a stroll by the side of a road.”

Additionally, a 30 minute excerpt of Gala called Company, Company will be performed on February 9, 2019 at LAXART and on February 10, 2019 at the Moss Theater.

This event is supported by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the US and is part of their artistic season, Ceci n’est pas…

Save 15% with the promo code JBGA15 at the Ace Hotel performance