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Fantasia

4.2.2017 | Giorgio Mancini
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Giorgio Mancini's new creation "Fantasia" was presented on 4th February 2017 in Théâtre de Esch-sur-Alzette (Luxembourg). Fantasia brings us into the wonder and happiness of childhood memories.

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Giorgio Mancini

Director and choreographer, GM Ballet
Giorgio Mancini
After a brilliant career as a dancer with the Ballet du XXe siècle and the Béjart Ballet Lausanne, Giorgio Mancini was appointed director of the Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève at the age of 31 after having danced with the company during several seasons. Nine years later he took over as director of the MaggioDanza dance company in Florence where he remained until 2007. After working as a freelance choreographer for three years, Giorgio Mancini has now decided to set up his own dance company, the GM Ballet, with the goal of bringing dance to unexpected places and to the widest possible audience.

Juliet and Romeo

MaggioDanza

2005 | Giorgio Mancini

A contemporary Juliet and Romeo, inspired by Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare.

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Juliet and Romeo
Created for the dance company MaggioDanza in 2005 on the occasion of the 68th Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Festival, Juliet and Romeo is   Giorgio Mancini’s first narrative ballet. The choreographer deliberate...

Nutcracker

MaggioDanza

2007 | Giorgio Mancini

It is Christmas Day. Clara receives a nutcracker as a present from her “Father Christmas”. She falls

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Nutcracker
Giorgio Mancini revisited the “historic” ballet The Nutcracker, placing it in the 1970s to lend it a more contemporary flavour while being careful not to distort the original story.  This version of...

Eppur si move

Maggio Danza

2004 | Giorgio Mancini

"After “perfect” beginnings respecting precise rules, contemporary man was caught up in a whirl of f

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Eppur si move
The choreography “Eppur si move” by Giorgio Mancini is a ballet inspired by the baroque period and designed for a troupe of 15 dancers. The ballet is a succession of scenes that represent developments in the...