English National Ballet becomes the first UK company to perform Pina Bausch’s Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring)
From 23 March until 1 April 2017 English National Ballet presents Pina Bausch’s masterpiece Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring) at Sadler's Wells, becoming only the second Company in the world beyond Tanztheater Wuppertal, and the only UK Company to perform the work.
Rehearsal Director Jo Ann Endicott, together with Jorge Puerta Armenta, Barbara Kaufmann und Kenji Takagi rehearsed the piece with ENB about six weeks. The rehearsal process was also in consultation with Dominique Mercy.
The piece will be presented in a triple bill with the works In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated by William Forsythe and Adagio Hammerklavier by Hans van Manen.
AN ELECTRIFYING TRIPLE BILL Pina Bausch / William Forsythe / Hans van Manen vom 23 März - 1 April 2017 Sadler’s Wells, London