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OLGA DE SOTO | HISTOIRE(S)

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The historical work of RolandPetit and Jean Cocteau, “The young and the death”, ballet which premiered on June 25, 1946 at the theatre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, serves to Olga de Soto as a pretext for the development of a scenic documentary, following a custom of the theatre Culturgest in Lisbon. The choreographer decides to seek and interview respectadores that they attended the premiere of the work in 1946.Poco soon and thanks to the different testimonies, rebuilds is the original show. Words, hesitations and silences of the interviewees, their memories and analysis beyond the original work, transporting us to the history of the last century, the history of the war that only ended when premiered the ballet, the history of these men and women who have survived to the present day.