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Paris Opera Ballet: La Danse

By Julye Huggins
La Danse - Official US Theatrical Trailer

From April 2nd through 6th, Toronto’s Royal Cinema will be screening Paris Opera Ballet: La Danse by documentary master director Frederick Wiseman. His 2009 film uncovers the company at work in rehearsals (including works by Mats Ek, Sasha Waltz, Angelin Preljocaj, Wayne McGregor, Rudolf Nureyev, Pierre Lacotte and Pina Bausch), while also addressing the administrative and artistic collaborations that shape the company. Among the featured dancers are étoiles (the company’s highest rank) Agnès Letestu, Nicolas Le Riche and Marie-Agnès Gillot, the latter two having since retired.Show times:April 2nd: 6:30pmApril 3rd & 4th: 3:15pm, 6:30pmApril 5th, 6th & 8th: 7pm

Learn more: Paris Opera Ballet or Zipporah Films

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