CREATIVE IMPULSE IIIPrice: - €
Premiere of the Summer Season!
Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre presents
Artistic Project of Ballet Artists
CREATIVE IMPULSE III
Artistic director of LNOBT's ballet company and leader of the project Krzysztof Pastor
Director of LNOBT's ballet company Rūta Butvilienė
Choreographers of the project:
Živilė Baikštytė, Urtė Bareišytė, Kipras Chlebinskas, David Isaac Evans, Martynas Rimeikis, Edita Stundytė, Vaida Šniurevičiūtė
Lighting designer Levas Kleinas
Set designer Marijus Jacovskis
Video designer Imantas Boiko
Costume designers: Antanas Gudynas, Jolanda Imbrasienė, Jelena Lebedeva
Hairstyles by Urtė Bereišytė
Photographer Olga Steponkienė
Project coordinator Jelena Lebedeva
CREATIVE IMPULSE III
“Choreographic workshops should be an integral part of any ballet company that strives to form its unique creative image. Without new paths, original means of expression, even new dance language, ballet would turn into a truly unremarkable form of art that doesn’t offer any surprises or challenges to the audience. The principal ballet company of the country should not only perform the grand, widely acknowledged work, but also look for distinctive, exceptional ideas, introduce works by new choreographers, preferably coming from the company itself. It is necessary to create a space where choreographic talents could reveal and improve themselves. This is why, when I became the Artistic Director of Ballet at the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre, one of my first initiatives was to establish choreographic workshops that would be held every year.
This project is essential not only to the improvement of our audiences and the ballet company, but also to those dancers who think of their future with maturity and responsibility, carefully planning their lives after the completion of the career on stage. These dancers shall feel what is it like to be a choreographer, to plan an event, publish a booklet, design costumes, perform technical work on stage, etc.
All ballet artists who decide to participate in the project need to do so out of free will – only then they will be able to convince others to undertake creative challenges and dedicate an additional amount of time and struggle to them. At the same time, they shall have endless freedom of bringing to life all artistic and organizational plans – this shall boost the huge creative potential of the company. This is why I would like “Creative Impulse” to become a constant part of LNOBT’s season – it would benefit greatly to the development of choreographic art inLithuania.”
LNOBT’s Artistic Director of Ballet