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The Heart Dances: The Journey Of 'The Piano': The Ballet

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The Heart Dances: The Journey Of 'The Piano': The Ballet

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Wednesday 26 February 8.30pm Channel 039

In 2015, celebrated Czech choreographer Jiří Bubeníček and his twin brother and designer Otto, adapted the Academy Award winning Kiwi film, The Piano, into a full length ballet. Crossing Rachmaninoff director Rebecca Tansley followed the pair as the arrived in New Zealand and begin expanding their original production for a 2018 season with the Royal New Zealand Ballet. However, Bubeníček faces difficult artistic decisions as he and Maori advisor Moss Te Uruangi Patterson, try to find common ground while strengthening the ballet’s Maori elements and themes.