Libby Parker talks with Adelaide choreographer Daniel Jaber about his latest work, a re-imagining of Folkine’s iconic ballet, The Dying Swan.
This month, award winning, Adelaide choreographer Daniel Jaber will present his latest work, a re-imagining of Folkine’s iconic ballet, The Dying Swan.
Teaming up with UK Spotlight Award winning dancer Kialea-Nadine Williams, Jaber’s world premiere solo work, A Dying Swan, will play its season at Leigh Warren Dance Studio to launch the premises as a performance venue.
A Dying Swan is Jaber’s first work since taking over the role of Artistic Director of the multi-award winning dance company from founder and dance legend Leigh Warren.
Choosing this particular work to put his artistic spin on, Jaber wanted to reach beneath the surface of the original story and create something extraordinary.
“It’s a solo created for a very famous ballerina and I was looking at Kialea-Nadine Williams. I can relate to her approach to her work, kind of like what you read of Anna Pavlova; this incredible, technical foundation, this body…
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