THIS GROUNDBREAKING PRODUCTION IS AN IMPORTANT ARTISTIC WORK THAT EXPLORES THE UNIVERSAL THEMES OF FAMILY, SEGREGATION, ISOLATION, SURVIVAL AND THE HOPE OF THE UNCONQUERABLE HUMAN SPIRIT. HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR ELIE WIESEL WROTE, “SOME THINGS ARE TOO LARGE TO WRITE ABOUT, BUT NOTHING IS TOO SMALL.”
With this passage in mind, the ballet follows one person’s journey from suffering to salvation, telling the story through symbolic movement and choreography that is often stark, athletic and raw.
Light / The Holocaust & Humanity Project is an effective tool for communicating the lessons of the Holocaust. It provides an emotional link to the past as well as a warning for the future and shows how dance can transcend the art form to become an agent of change, not only in the audience but also in the world.
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