D-CAF Performing Arts: La Traverseé/ La Nuit (Algier/France)
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Apr 8, 2015 9:00pm
Apr 9, 2015 9:00pm
Organized by: D-CAF - Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival
Venue: Falaki Theater
Address: Falaki Theatre, American University in Cairo, Downtown Campus, 24 Falaki St., Downtown Cairo, Egypt
Admission: 20 EGP
Website: www.facebook.com/events/450282041813987/

Nacera Belaza’s work resembles a quest and tends towards the enhancement of the direct bond between the dancer and the spectator. Each element of her pieces – light, space, time, the body – respond to each other on stage and develop their own designs.

Type: Contemporary Dance
Duration: 1hr 15mins
Company: Company Nacera Belaza
Choreography: Nacera Belaza
Performed by:
La Nuit – Nacera Belaza
La Traversée – Nacera Belaza, Dalila Belaza, Aurélie Berland, Anne-Sophie Lancelin

– Doors open 1 hour prior to start time, and late admittance is not allowed in any of the performances.
– No children under 7 years of age.
– Photography is not allowed.

Nacera Belaza was born in Algeria and has been living in France since the age of five. Following her studies at the Université Reims, she created her own dance company in 1989. In 2014, the company produced ‘Les Oiseaux’ and ‘La Traverseé’; it is regularly invited to prestigious festivals including Festival Montpellier Danse, the Rencontres Chorégraphiques Internationales de Seine-Saint-Denis, the Festival d’Avignon, and the Biennale de la danse de Lyon. Belaza also founded an artistic cooperative in Algeria and has been in charge of the contemporary dance festival ‘Le Temps dansé’ programme since 2013.