Premiered at teatro Vascello, Rome, 2013.
Piece commissioned by Balletto di Roma.
By engaing with the double meaning of the word race, the work questions the notion of identity, competition and sense of belonging witin a community. By reflecting on how as human beings we operate within a community, through the exploration of encountering the other, the piece offers an emotional landscape of possibilities.
Choreography: Paolo Mangiola in collaboration with the dancers
Dancers: Roberta De Simone, Luca Pannacci, Raffaele Scicchitano,
Sophie Tonello, Claudia Vecchi e Stefano Zumpano.
Music: Bon Iver, Joby Talbot and Ryan Teague.
Lights: Emanuele De Maria
Costumes: Paolo Mangiola
“Race Race reveals an original research of intangible fullness and power contacts between sweet soft , vapourous movements and meetings of touching tenderness.”
FOUR MAGAZINE on Race Race