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Le Poire is an abstract representation of a pear. Using contemporary movement and text, the piece attempts to bring the audience as close to the experience of a pear as possible. The piece is inspired by the book “Beatrice and Virgil” by Yann Martel, and by Albrect Durer’s “Rhinoceros”. The piece plays with the theme of memory, the never experienced, and the challenge of imparting experience to another.

Concept and Choreography: Nathan Griswold

Performing Artists: Christopher Hall, Nicole Johnson, Reanna Osler, Kelly Tipton

Music: J.S. Bach Goldberg Variations

Text: Adaptation by Christopher Hall and Reanna Osler 

Costume: Kelly Tipton

Premiere: Saturday, April 5th 2014 at the Marietta Performing Arts Center 

Guest Artists in Georgia Ballet's production “Four Seasons”

ArtsATL Review for Le Poire

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