Jessica Simet, Emese Nagy & Kristóf Várnagy (MA•ZE).

One of Hungary’s newest dance companies (and also probably the most social media-savvy one), MA•ZE has resolved to make contemporary dance cool again. They are young, sexy and passionate, and know how to drag the audience into their world. The first piece of their triple bill is a „pre-dance”, performed by the senior students of the Hungarian Dance University. Each of the young dancers have their own little solo our duet, and although some of them seem to be a bit overwhelmed by MA•ZE’s demanding…Continue Reading “Sexy & passionate; MA•ZE MAL/Give in review”

László-Fülöp-Hunting2

A man finds a hug uncomfortable. A man has to take responsibility and bring sacrifices. A man loves a good fight. A man has to stand on his own two feet. Myths of masculinity and gender stereotypes are addressed in contemporary context by choreographer László Fülöp in his new barrier-breaking performance. Hunting is a powerful and dense metaphor, referring to the most ancient task of men – to nurture their family and keep up their blood line –, as well as a strong community-building ritual….Continue Reading “Of Myths and Men – Timothy and the Things: Hunting review”