News: Crystal Pite interview

Monday 16 May 2016 by Denise Drake

Crystal Pite
Photo: Michael Slobodian

Ahead of her new work, Betroffenheit, about what happens to an individual in the wake of life-changing events, choreographer Crystal Pite discusses dancing with William Forysthe, motherhood and why there are so few women at the top of her profession.

“Conflict is fascinating to me, the tension of opposing ideas and forces is like an engine when I’m making a work, it creates so much physical excitement and energy.” But she acknowledges that she’s drawn to conflict in dance because she doesn’t “do so well with it in real life”.

Read the full interview with Judith Mackrell in The Guardian, 12May 2016

Betroffenheit is at Sadler’s Wells 31 May & 1 June 2016

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