Performing What the Day Owes to the Night
UCSB Arts & Lectures presents the Southern California debut of Compagnie Hervé KOUBI performing What the Day Owes to the Night, Tuesday, April 18, at 8 p.m. at The Granada Theatre.
Recognized as one of Europe’s most distinctive choreographers, Hervé Koubi combines capoeira, urban and contemporary dance with powerful imagery evocative of Orientalist paintings and Islamic architecture in his highly physical, stunningly fluid work. Invoking the complex interwoven threads of his French-Algerian ancestral history, What the Day Owes to the Night features 12 French-Algerian and African male dancers in striking contrasts of light and dark, skin and textile and whirling yet chiseled movement to reveal a powerful interpretation of an internal quest.
Photo Credit:Stéphane Audran
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