Yannis Nikolaides | Griffon Dance Company
21-24 June 2023 Motel Griffon
The new production by griffon dance company "Shifting Time" choreographed by Yannis Nicolaidis premieres at Motel for dance (48 Argolidos and L. Riancour, Panormou) for four performances only on 21, 22, 23 and 24 June 2023.
The performance deals with time and the damage it causes, seen through the eyes of two experienced dancers, Stavroula Siamou and Angeliki Stellatou. The two dancers share on stage a common narrative about their close relationship with the art of dance, that could be fictional as well as true.
"It is true, our bodies are perishable and this realization, which is common to all living organisms, comes in contrast to the nature of dance in the West, which is synonymous to youth and physical vigour. The dancers live deep inside the bodies, understand them functionally to such an extent, that they easily fall into the trap of not seeing them over time as entities obedient to their reality. It is a fallacy then, and when they become aware of it, the choices of managing the inevitable end becomes of particular interest", notes Yannis Nicolaides.