Alex Olle, director of One in Six in La Fura del Bos, Teatergruppa reports that a version of the opera “Rusalka” by Antonin Dvorak will be played tomorrow at Bergen National Opera in Norway. .
Montage, at the world premiere and also on the 25th, 27th and 29th, contains “the air of a children’s story and the smell of ancient Slavic mythology,” and shows above all the distinction between the two worlds, humans and aquatic beings, immortal, soulless, invisible. to the human eye. .
Olle, who has the Alphonse Floors landscape and the costumes of Luke Castells, suggests reading the work from today.
In his opinion, «in ‘Rusalka’s work we have identified a number of themes that serve as a common thread between the two worlds, invisibility and the desire for her to appear: as a stranger or as a rejection.
He is also not ashamed that “contemporary society has invisible corners” and asks himself: “Who is different, invisible and often rejected? There are worlds that pass by without seeing them. For example, the complex world of people with functional diversity, the physical People with disabilities or mental health problems also share facts that are different from most and their invisible status with elves, fairies and undead.
Following this line, the prince cut Olle: “H Rusalka for Russians in a ‘normal’ man, a function and a disabled person?”.