Devi The Magic Flute Revisited
Flute from the view of the cultural activist Sophiline Cheam Shapiro.
The pioneering choreographer Sophiline Cheam Shapiro, born 1967, lives
between California and Phnom Penh. She reflects her own life experience
of rebuilding a new society. The artist creates with the "revisited"
Magic Flute a ballet for the new era with symbols of her culture: the
flying women of the Cambodian cosmology. The dancers shimmer in their
costumes of gold leaf. They transform themselves into Apsaras, divine
beings, angels. Every gesture of them is an act of forgiveness. ...