Oscar Сhacon, the ballet dancer of the Maurice Bejart troup in Lausanne, has visited Kiev on a working trip. Together with Vlad Troitsky, the president of GOGOLFEST and the main director of the "DAKH" theater, they are preparing a new grand-scale event, timed for the opening of GOGOLFEST 2017. In the opera-ballet Ark Oscar assumed the duties of the choreographer-director and Troitsky - the duties of the director.
Opera-ballet Ark will be the third part of the operatic "bible" trilogy of Vlad Troitsky, after the opera-requiem "Iyov" and the opera-circus "Babylon". For the basis of the third part Solomon's Song of Songs from the Old Testament was choosen. The performance preparing in cooperatoin with the Nova Opera formation, the dance company Totem Dance under the direction of Christina Shishkareva, the Alles.Ar association, that engaged in the development of virtual art "augmented reality."
The premiere of the Ark project will take place at the 10th anniversary festival GOGOLFEST, after which the opera-ballet awaits a tour in Switzerland.
The project is supported by the Swiss Embassy in Ukraine and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).
Оn March 22-27, 2018 the First Theatre (Lviv) will host the International Theatre Lab for Young Directors under the auspices of OPEN DOORS and supervision of Iryna Averina.