30 April - 19 May 2019

  • Sunny

    Photo credit: Emanuel Gat

  • Sunny

    Photo credit: Emanuel Gat

  • Sunny

    Photo credit: Dajana Lothert

  • Sunny

    Photo credit: Dajana Lothert

  • Sunny

    Photo credit: Dajana Lothert

  • Sunny

    Photo credit: Dajana Lothert

  • Sunny

    Photo credit: Dajana Lothert

  • Sunny

    Photo credit: Emanuel Gat

France | Dublin Dance Festival in association with the Abbey Theatre. Irish Premiere

Sunny
(Emanuel Gat / Awir Leon )

Experience a joyful collision of music and movement! Merging a live concert with gorgeous dance, Sunny is an explosion of ideas, new sounds and exuberant energy. Created by acclaimed choreographer Emanuel Gat and DJ, singer and performer Awir Leon, this uplifting piece is a blast of pleasures, rich in changing moods and colours.  

The movement evolves from the playful and sensual interactions of ten dancers, masterfully orchestrated by Gat in a flowing free-form of chain reactions. They respond to each other and to the soundtrack, which unfolds from Marvin Gaye’s song Sunny and is performed live on stage by Leon, a shooting star of the electronic music scene.  

Emanuel Gat established his Bessie Award-winning company in 2004. He regularly creates choreographies for leading international dance companies, including the Paris Opera Ballet and L.A. Dance Project.

Choreographer: Emanuel Gat
Music created and performed by: Awir Leon
Performers: Annie Hanauer, Anastasia Ivanova, Pansun Kim, Michael Lohr, Geneviève Osborne, Milena Twiehaus, Tom Weinberger, Sara Wilhelmsson, Ashley Wright and Daniela Zaghini
Production: Emanuel Gat Dance
Co-producers: Festival Montpellier Danse 2016, Théâtre de la Ville-Paris, cité de la musique - Philharmonie de Paris, Grand Théâtre de Provence, Scène Nationale d’Albi.
Production Collaborators: La Biennale di Venezia, 10. Festival Internazionale di Danza Contemporanea

Buy Now

Abbey Theatre, on the Abbey stage

  • Dates
    Mon 22, Tue 23 May
  • Times
    7.30pm
  • Duration
    65 minutes (no interval)
  • Cost
    €22-38 full price/ €20-34 conc.
  • Post Show Talk:
    Tues 23 May

“Sunny offers some of the most beautiful sequences of the season… a choreographic miracle" - Les Echos

"Emanuel Gat delivers a masterpiece… overflowing with youth and cheerfulness” - Le Figaro

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The BNP Paribas Foundation brings its support to the Emanuel Gat Dance company and contributes to its participation in the Dublin Dance Festival.