CCN-Ballet de Lorraine | Histories sans historie(s) | Merce Cunningham Centennial

The Centre Chorégraphique National – Ballet de Lorraine pays tribute to the great American choreographer Merce Cunningham by celebrating the Centenary of his birth. During his career Merce Cunningham created more than 150 performances and 800 events. Among the dancers that trained in his company we mention Paul Taylor, Trisha Brown, Lucinda Childs, Karole Armitage and many other. The collaboration with John Cage deeply influenced his way of conceiving Dance and his passion for innovation made him a pioneer in new tchnologies applied to arts field. The CCN-Ballet de Lorraine pays tribute to him with the show Histoires sans histoire(s) that reveals to the audience the choreographic greatness of Cunnigham, considered one of the most significant contemporary choreographers


Choreography Petter Jacobsson e Thomas Caley
Music John Cage
Pianist Vanessa Wagner
Scenes and costumes Petter Jacobsson e Thomas Caley
Lights Eric Wurtz
Debut: 23rd May 2019, Opéra national de Lorraine

Choreografphy Merce Cunningham
Music David TudorRainForest
Scenography Andy WarholSilver Clouds
Costumes and design Jasper Johns
Lights Aaron Copp
Choreography reassembled by Cheryl Therrien and Ashley Chen
Debut: 9th March 1968, Buffalo, NY

Choreography Merce Cunningham
Music David TudorUntitled 1975/1994
Scenes, costumes e lights Mark Lancaster
Choreography  reassembled by Meg Harper and Thomas Caley
Debut Merce Cunningham Dance Company: 8th March 1975, Music Hall, Detroit
Debut CCN– Ballet de Lorraine: 15th March 2014, Opéra national de Lorraine


PARTERRE and DAIS I-II-III order € 30,00 € 25,00
I BALCONY e DAIS IV order € 25,00 € 20,00
II BALCONY € 20,00 € 16,00

*reserved to under 30 and over 65

Student ticket 50% discount on full price ***

***reserved to students of Primary and Secondary School, Universities and Equal Institutes, Conservatories. The Student Ticket is only available in Ticket Office, upon presentation of the valid International Student Card, or the University Booklet or other document on paper, which proves the school enrollment for the current year.

How to purchase tickets

Tickets are for sale online on the websites teatrogrande.it and vivaticket.it, in authorized branches of UBI Banca in Brescia and the Province (see the list HERE) and at the Box Office from 18th May 2019.

Teatro Grande ticket office: Tuesday to Friday from 13.30 to 19.00; Saturday from 15.30 to 19.00.

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