About Studies for C
Candoco Dance Company performed the stunning duet, Studies for C by award-winning choreographer Javier de Frutos in March 2016. Taking inspiration from the Tennessee Williams’ play Camino Real and Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, Studies for C, depicts a couple trapped in a stagnating relationship, unable to escape the domestic world they inhabit because their reliance on each other has become so strong.
Mexican wrestling masks and ranchera music by Lila Downs underpinned the emotional powerplay of the dance. The costumes, designed by de Frutos, feature the writings of Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata, who famously said ‘I would rather die on my feet than live on my knees.’
Duration: 15 minutes
India schedule of shows
The Company performed in three cities: Chennai, Kolkata and the final show in New Delhi.
|22 March, 2016||Chennai||SPACES, 1, 5th Avenue|
|26 March, 2016||Kolkata||Satyajit Ray Auditorium|
|30 March, 2016||Delhi||British Council|
The dancers in Studies for C
Dan Daw: Click here to know more about Dan
Mirjam Gurtner: Click here to know more about Mirjam
Choreographer: Javier de Frutos
Lighting & Design: Javier de Frutos
Lighting Technician: Christopher Nairne
Music: Lila Downs, Yanahuari Nin, La Bamba, La Cucaracha from the album Una Sangre Yunu Yucu Ninu and Pobre Changuita from the album La Sandunga