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Dancing through dark times: The return of live performances in France


As a storytelling tool, a ritual or a release, dance has been with us since our earliest days as humans. As live performances start up again here in France, we discuss some of the challenges faced by the sector. Sociologist and journalist Laura Cappelle joins us along with Allister Madin, principal dancer and choreographer.

Added on the 13/05/2021 17:33:31 - Copyright : France 24 EN

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