Photo by Didier Philispart
A stunning fusion of acrobatics, gymnastics, b-boying, modern dance, and ballet.
—The Washington Post
Twelve French-Algerian and African male dancers, mostly coming from street dance and hip-hop backgrounds, perform the Boston premiere of Ce que le jour doit à la nuit (What the Day Owes the Night), a highly physical, stunningly fluid work that combines capoeira, martial arts, and urban and contemporary dance with powerful Sufi imagery.
Free pre-performance talks with Boston Dance Alliance Executive Director Debra Cash 30 minutes prior to curtain in the ICA lobby.
French-US Exchange in Dance, a program of the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States, and FACE Foundation, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Florence Gould Foundation, and the French Ministry of Culture and Communication.