The song is like a comfortable dress
that does not stop wearing,
a temporary obsession, that song on the radio that you look for and it reminds you so much …
Jukebox is the dance that forget the memories,
it dirties songs, it mixes them with noise
and other sounds
to make each song becomes a space that looks like those places of passage:
hotels, stations, airports …
open containers, suitcases ready to travel.
concept – choreography: Sara Marasso
dance: Jessica Bellarosa, Sara Marasso, Fabiana Ricca, Clelia Riva
Noising e mix: TTV djs
production: TORINODANZA, a project of the City of Turin, in collaboration with Regione Piemonte, realization of Teatro Regio (Turin) for Italyart Turin Cultural Olympiad 2006
The initial idea: combining a choreographic contemporary dance with songs, sound material created for listening.
I chose to use the songs dulling the vein that binds to the memory, to the collective and personal memory and that makes a deja vu to the past, putting them in relation with the theme of the meeting, the trip, which always arouses surprise, leads news and resembles the game.
This is why I left the movement in search of the body linked to the meeting, primarily the hug, which have built the choreography independently from music.
For this reason the songs needed to be contaminated with sounds and noises in order to bring out indirectly that emotion always ambiguous and cumbersome that each meeting arouses at the beginning.
As those travelers, ready to leave, they chose to carry around the minimum, knowing that the encounter is unpredictable and you don’t prepare better if leaves load; so in the creation’s process, we felt that tension to be absorbed by the songs, the memories and the emotions, and at the same time the need to completely detach ourselves in order to create something that happened only in the scene.
Debut: February 12th-19th 2006,Ex-stabilimento Fiat Lingotto – Turin
Turin Cultural Olympiad 2006, project Dance Break of Torinodanza, in Olympic Family Hotel Le Meridien Art+Tech,
Order history: September 15th 2007, Castello di Agliè – Turin –
fondazionetpe.it; May 30th – 31st 2007, Piazza Carlo Alberto, Turin – Festival Teatro Europeo – Rassegna Teatro a Corte. L’Europa in scena nelle dimore sabaude; September 23rd2006, Stazione Principe – Genova- Festival Internazionale di danza in paesaggi urbani Corpi Urbani/Urban Bodies – associazioneartu.it