Betroffenheit

106 MINS2018DanceTV14
director
Crystal PiteJonathon YoungJeff Tudor
starring
Kidd PivotElectric Company TheatreBryan AriasDavid RaymondCindy SalgadoJermaine SpiveyTiffany TregarthenJonathon Young
Betroffenheit is a riveting, tender-hearted exploration of loss, isolation and survival in the aftermath of a life-altering tragedy. This dance-theatre hybrid has been acclaimed as the "best dance show of the 21st century" by The Guardian and won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best New Dance Production. Jonathon Young was also deservedly awarded Outstanding Performance in Modern Dance at the Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards. Five astonishing performers create the mindscape of Young’s tormented central character as he moves from despair towards the hope of recovery. Written by Young and choreographed by Crystal Pite, the result is a genre-defying piece of dance theatre that has stunned critics and audiences worldwide. Betroffenheit was recorded during its sold-out performances at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London, in April 2017. This sensitive performance capture was directed for the screen by Jeff Tudor, winning the Rose d'Or (Arts) and Golden Prague (Performing Arts) awards 2018.