L'AMOUR. LA LIBERTÉ.

In L’Amour. La liberté.  Gwen Rakotovao, explores the connection between cultures and human beings with a message of hope that one day this connection will allow the gaps between generations, genders, judgments and individuals to heal.


Rakotovao’s energetic, yet soothing and calming unique vision uses different movements from various styles and cultures. Mixed with music in collaboration with the Leeds College of Music, L’Amour. La liberté. expresses a fresh insight in what is happening now in our society.

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PERFORMANCE HISTORY

Premiere:
October 26th 2014, Dixon Place, New York
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2016 Figure de notes, théâtre Charles Dullin, le Grand Quevilly
2015 Take Root's festival, Greespace, Queens NY
2015 Chopin Festival Urodzine, Warsaw
2014 Night of a 1000 Rabbits, Riley Theater, Leeds

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gwen rakotovao company in New York © Benjamin Petit
gwen rakotovao company in New York © Benjamin Petit

L'amour. La liberté. Processus of creation in New York © Benjamin Petit

L'amour. La liberté Yuki fukui Gwen Rakotovao Company by Brittany Schmid
L'amour. La liberté Yuki fukui Gwen Rakotovao Company by Brittany Schmid

L'Amour. La liberté. in New York by Brittany Schmid

L'amour. La liberté Oscar Santana Sammy Wong Gwen Rakotovao Company by Brittany Schmid
L'amour. La liberté Oscar Santana Sammy Wong Gwen Rakotovao Company by Brittany Schmid

L'Amour. La liberté. in New York by Brittany Schmid

L'amour. La liberté, Erke Roosen, Heather Conn, Joan Liu, Jonathan Breton, Yuki Fukui, Gwen Rakotova
L'amour. La liberté, Erke Roosen, Heather Conn, Joan Liu, Jonathan Breton, Yuki Fukui, Gwen Rakotova

L'amour. La liberté. in New York © Benjamin Petit

L'amour. La liberté, Erke Roosen, Heather Conn, Joan Liu, Jonathan Breton, Yuki Fukui, Gwen Rakotova
L'amour. La liberté, Erke Roosen, Heather Conn, Joan Liu, Jonathan Breton, Yuki Fukui, Gwen Rakotova

L'amour. La liberté. in New York © Benjamin Petit

L'amour. La liberté, Oscar Santana, Sammy Wong, Charlotte Persson, Jonathan Breton, Mersiha Mesihovi
L'amour. La liberté, Oscar Santana, Sammy Wong, Charlotte Persson, Jonathan Breton, Mersiha Mesihovi

L'Amour. La liberté. in New York by Brittany Schmid

L'amour. La liberté, Oscar Santana, Sammy Wong, Charlotte Persson, Jonathan Breton, Mersiha Mesihovi
L'amour. La liberté, Oscar Santana, Sammy Wong, Charlotte Persson, Jonathan Breton, Mersiha Mesihovi

L'Amour. La liberté. in New York by Esta Vida Photo

L'amour. La liberté, Erke Roosen, Heather Conn, Joan Liu, Jonathan Breton, Yuki Fukui, Gwen Rakotova
L'amour. La liberté, Erke Roosen, Heather Conn, Joan Liu, Jonathan Breton, Yuki Fukui, Gwen Rakotova

L'amour. La liberté. in New York © Benjamin Petit

L'amour. La liberté, Erke Roosen, Heather Conn, Joan Liu, Jonathan Breton, Yuki Fukui, Gwen Rakotova
L'amour. La liberté, Erke Roosen, Heather Conn, Joan Liu, Jonathan Breton, Yuki Fukui, Gwen Rakotova

L'amour. La liberté. in New York © Benjamin Petit

L'amour. La liberté, Oscar Santana, Gwen Rakotovao Company by Brittany Schmid
L'amour. La liberté, Oscar Santana, Gwen Rakotovao Company by Brittany Schmid

L'Amour. La liberté. in New York by Brittany Schmid

L'amour. La liberté,  Charlotte Persson, Mersiha Mesihovic, Gwen Rakotovao Company by Esta Vida phot
L'amour. La liberté, Charlotte Persson, Mersiha Mesihovic, Gwen Rakotovao Company by Esta Vida phot

L'Amour. La liberté. in New York by Esta Vida Photo

L'amour. La liberté, Oscar Santana, Sammy Wong, Charlotte Persson, Jonathan Breton, Mersiha Mesihovi
L'amour. La liberté, Oscar Santana, Sammy Wong, Charlotte Persson, Jonathan Breton, Mersiha Mesihovi

L'Amour. La liberté. in New York by Brittany Schmid

L'amour. La liberté, Oscar Santana, Sammy Wong, Charlotte Persson, Jonathan Breton, Mersiha Mesihovi
L'amour. La liberté, Oscar Santana, Sammy Wong, Charlotte Persson, Jonathan Breton, Mersiha Mesihovi

L'Amour. La liberté. in New York by Brittany Schmid

Students of Northern School of Contemporary Dance in leeds
Students of Northern School of Contemporary Dance in leeds

Rehearsal L'amour. La liberté with the Students of Northern School of Contemporary Dance in leeds

 

VIDEOS

L'AMOUR. LA LIBERTÉ. TEASER

 

PARTNERS

and collaborators

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Collaboration with the Leeds College of Music led by Anastasia Belina-Johnson

Female Pianist

PIANISTS

Gavin Doyle, Victor Gutierrez, Daniel Johnson , Joshua Kelly, Beth Temperley.

Mixing System

PROGRAMMING & ENGINEER.

Toby Wiltshire, Tom Orrell