Yvan Vaffan

Yvan Vaffan

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Yvan Vaffan’s titular character is a dancer and choreographer who spent his life studying the classical pas de deux before abandoning dance entirely. Jean-Claude Gallotta was inspired by this character to go through many of the academic dance movements and exercises with an ironic take on the classical pas de deux, which ends as a violent centerpiece. The ballet premiered at the Opéra Nouvel in...