||- What are you doing?|
- Choosing the
passengers in bundles of one thousand. Sending off the trains that
take them now to the right, now to the left - said the
- They re quite in a hurry. What is it they are
- That even the engine driver does not know.
through train rumbled through in the opposite direction.
are coming back already?
- These are not the same; they
- Have they not been satisfied with where they had
- A man is never satisfied with where he is - said the
- If I would have 53 minutes off, I would start very
slowly for some spring…
The play "Hurry Up" is inspired with a present
state of consciousness of the mankind, representing a reflection to the
events in the modern world.
The action is situated in the first third
of the past century, the period that for its dynamics, dramatics, and
turmoil is very similar to the present moment of our lives.
ever, any different moment at this planet?!
"Adequately enough, the terrible historical
experience has shown to us that love towards the humanity, shown by the
revolutionaries and utopians, has brought the biggest destructions and
most disgusting crimes. Bringing up inside oneself a true love is not a
simple task, due to which reason, especially when haughty and grandiose
objectives are set, in our lives we are often meet a pseudo-love than real
one. In order not to get confused on this way, we acquire huge wisdom."
Centre for Art of Movement
"Madlenium" performed the play "Hurry Up" at Bitef teatar last night.
According to the idea and choreography by Svetlana Djurovic, six young
artists, with practiced, harmonised movements, showed that words were not
always necessary. Body talk together with video art by Ranko Lasica
reflected current state of mankind consciousness through the prism of
events from the beginning of last century.
Dramatic nature of the play
mostly aroused interest with young audience, which, in unusual movements
of players' body, recognised speedy and hysterical image of time they live
in. This is the moment that carried destruction with it. Politika ekspres
Centre for the Art of Movement Madlenium, led
by modern ballet choreographer Svetlana Djurovic, performed its new
project "Hurry Up", with plenty of sincere youth energy, at the scene of
Bitef teatar, where many performances of alternative dance groups are
Being a choreographer who developed herself on the basis of
the tradition of Belgrade modern art dance, adopted while working with a
pedagogue and choreographer Dubravka Maletic, Djurovic demonstrated
seriousness in dance formation of her play. The realisation of her idea on
continuous people's hurry and urge for travelling was supported by very
danceable music by Jean Marc Zelwer.
In brief: in the first half of
last century, in a train going without any timetable, different persons
always traveled in a hurry. They are married couple, Tramp, Lady in Black,
Courtesan, Girl, Country Woman, who dynamically and always moveably search
for unreachable place of relaxation and tranquility. The topic,
doubtlessly actual due to its neuroticism both in present time and in
past, was varied by Djurovic through the movements, often self-aggressive,
strong, and worrying, in disturbed tension, making her performers give