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Sylvie Guillem - 'On the Edge', A Portrait of the ballerina and contemporary dancer by Francoise Ha Van with excerpts from Maliphant's 'Push' & Akram Khan's 'Sacred Monsters' [DVD]

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Sylvie Guillem Cbe (Born 23 February 1965 In Paris, France[1]) Is A French Ballet Dancer. She Was The Top-Ranking Female Dancer With The Paris Opera Ballet From 1984 To 1989, Before Becoming A Principal Guest Artist With The Royal Ballet In London. She Is Currently Performing Contemporary Dance As An Associate Artist Of London's Sadler's Wells Theatre. Her Most Notable Performances Have Included Those In Giselle And In Rudolf Nureyev's Stagings Of Swan Lake And Don Quixote.

This DVD documents the creation process of a new dance work by three of the world's foremost creative minds: Sylvie Guillem, perhaps our most important living dancer; Robert Lepage, world-renowned theatre-maker, director; and Russell Maliphant, award-winning choreographer, dancer

Filming started in January 2007 and will end in February 2009 with the world premiere of their collaborative work Eonnagata at Sadler's Wells

Sylvie Guillem, unforgettable in such roles as Giselle and Odette / Odile - has a broad, large, international fan base and tours extensively, please liaise with your local theatre's to set up DVD sales where ever possible

The bonus (20 Minutes) on the DVD features exclusive material from Sylvie Guillem's personal archives, real must haves for the fans.

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Run Time: 88 min.
Region: 0
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): PCM Stereo,
Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish


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