WS8 Scylla and Charybdis

Sunday, May 26th, 2019, h10.30-12.30

Teacher: Francesca Pedretti & Elena Fi-Fi Wei Dupont

Appropriate track: ATS® Dialect

Workshop description:
After their first collaboration for La Divina Commedia Project® in Paris, Francesca and Fi-Fi discovered that they share the same vision of the Dance as Mata Hari: «The dance is a poem of which each movement is a word.»

A second project, the workshop «The three Graces» (one theme, one song, two interpretations, Tribal Fusion and ATS®), was presented in Paris and in Milan in 2018 with very positive feedbacks.

Now, specially for the Roma Tribal Meeting, Fi-Fi and Francesca will work with the myth of Scylla and Charybdis, two cursed women, two dreadful marine monsters cracking down the Strait of Messina between Sicily and Calabria in the South of Italy:

Odyssey, XII
“But the other cliff, thou wilt note, Odysseus, is lower—they are close to each other; thou couldst even shoot an arrow across—and on it is a great fig tree with rich foliage, but beneath this divine Charybdis sucks down the black water.

Thrice a day she belches it forth, and thrice she sucks it down terribly. Mayest thou not be there when she sucks it down, for no one could save thee from ruin, no, not the Earth-shaker.

Therein dwells Scylla, yelping terribly. Her voice is indeed but as the voice of a new-born whelp, but she herself is an evil monster, nor would anyone be glad at sight of her, no, not though it were a god that met her.”

Fi-Fi and Francesca will share with you their ways to interpret these two characters, Charybdis and Scylla, using only the ATS® technique this time, and with a peculiar focus on staging, energy and expressivity.

Open level

Learn more about Scylla and Charybdis mythology

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