The Fly (2019)

Premire: 8th May 2019, Curve Theatre, Leicester, UK

Duration: 20minutes

Choreography / Dance: Misato Shimizu

Music: Ryan Teague, Taro Hakase & Iwao Furusawa, Battles, Kuricorder Quartet, Francesco Tristano &  Jason "Chilly Gonzales" Beck, Anenon    


As a part of "Let's Dance International Frontiers 19", Autograph.

“The Fly” is the piece which describes up and down in a human’s daily life compares to a short life of a fly.
If the fly has feelings? If it is buzzing desperately to tell us something but we just recognise the sound as “noise” because of the difference of the language? If it is a girl like me…
She is always disliked by people compared to a beautiful butterfly. 
She sometimes looks at herself ironically, but in the depth, she keeps flying in deadly earnest to be what she wants to be. 
This piece is made based on my own experience having a weird sympathy with the fly when I was living in a foreign country and struggling with expressing my opinion in a different language.

​© 2020 Misato Shimizu

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