Cathy Marston Choreographer

Orpheus 2013

Orpheus

Premiere: Ballett im Revier, Gelsenkirchen, Germany. 24th June 2013

Choreography: Cathy Marston

Music: Igor Stravinsky

Design: Ines Alda

Scenario: Cathy Marston

Cast: 8 (originally featuring Bridget Breiner and Sergio Torrado)

Length: 30mins

“Der Choreographin Cathy Marston und dem außerordentlichen Tanzpaar Bridget Breiner und Sergio Torrado Szenen von ergreifender Zartheit und Trauer; da sind Szenen von einer tänzerischen Qualität, von einer imaginären Erfindungskraft entstanden, die einem nicht aus dem Kopf gehen.”

“Cathy Marston and the extraordinary partnership, Bridget Breiner and Sergio Torrado, succeed in creating poignant scenes of tenderness and grief; moments of quality dance, invention with a force of imagination , that did not leave one’s mind.”
Ruhrnachrichten – 24.6.13

Hexenhatz 2013

Hexenhatz / Witch-hunt

Premiere: Bern Ballett, 23rd April 2013

Choreography: Cathy Marston

Music: Baroque collage including Vivaldi, Tartini, Albinoni and others.

Text: Edward Kemp

Set: Jann Messerli

Costumes: Catherine Voeffray

Scenario: Cathy Marston and Edward Kemp

Cast: 14 dancers and 1 actress

Length: 75mins (no interval)

“…the sustained inventiveness of the project as a whole, and the overwhelming sensual power of the final revelatory pas de deux are truly exhilarating.”
Luke Jennings, The Observer, 26.05.13

Reflection 2013

Reflection

Premiere: Bern Ballett, 24th January 2013

Choreography: Cathy Marston

Music: Louis Andriesson (Overture to Orpheus)

Set: Elisa Alessi

Costumes: Myriam Casanova

Cast: a male and female dancer (originally Georgia Usboure and Franklyn Lee)

Length: 15mins

Elephant Man 2013

Elephant Man

Premiere: 10th August 2013

Music: Specially commissioned by Louise Alenius

Design: Helle Damgaard

Scenario: Cathy Marston and Leila Vestergaard

Cast: 6 dancers including Alexander Koelpin and Nikolaj Hubbe in the lead roles.

Length: 50mins

Inspired by David Lynch’s film of the same name.

Walking Shadow 2013

Walking Shadow

Premiere: 26th October 2013

Music: Gorecki

Cast: 6 dancers

Length: 30mins

Inspired by scenes from Shakespeare’s Macbeth

‘Marston’s Walking Shadow, a powerful take on the final hours of Lady Macbeth and her husband, is ripe with emotion.’
The Scotsman

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