Spectacular dance performance about the world in free fall

Grand Finale is a new dance performance by Israeli choreographer, dancer, musician and composer Hofesh Shechter. Known for his critically-acclaimed 2016 work, Clowns, Shechter’s new performance sees him craft a deeply anarchistic, post-apocalyptic comedy about a world in free fall. Like its predecessor, Grand Finale has garnered widespread acclaim and was nominated for Best New Dance Performance for last year’s Olivier Award.

Photo by Rahi Rezvani

The Guardian: "Hofesh Shechter Company: Grand Finale review – the ultimate danse macabre"

Grand Finale, which revisits Shechter’s familiar, apocalyptic stamping ground, is a strong return to form. Choreographers have described feeling pressured to constantly reinvent themselves, but the best work, as in other artistic disciplines, is often born of an assiduous mining and re-mining of the same strip. Shechter’s artistic vision has always been bracingly pessimistic, and the territory that he has made his own is a place of entropy, an end-time landscape of roaring winds and enclosing shadows, in which men and women caper frenziedly as extinction draws ever closer.

Read the entire review on The Guardian

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