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Petrushka

Ian Spink (2009)

The tragic story of a Russian puppet brought to life by a wizard's enchanted flute is given a twenty-first century twist by Australian-British choreographer and director, Ian Spink and Greek born designer Yannis Thavoris.

Spink has a real knack of breathing new life into classic stories, putting his own fresh slant onto some of the most well-established works. He directed Private Lives for The Citizens Theatre, L'enfant et les Sortileges and L'heure Epagnole for Opera Zuid, Maastricht and choreographed A Tragedy of Fashion for Rambert Dance Company.

Credits

Choreography: Ian Spink
Design: Yannis Thavoris
Music: Igor Stravinsky
Lighting: Peter Mumford

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Performances

Edinburgh International Festival 2009

(performed with Ashton's Scènes de Ballet and Forsythe's Workwithinwork)

Edinburgh Playhouse
4-5 September 2009

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