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Photosensitivity Warning: Please note, during the performance of Rouge, some scenes have a strobing effect that may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy or other photo sensitivities.
Rouge is made possible thanks to the support of the Rambert Commissioning Council. The original production of Rouge was supported due to a gift from Chiara Chabanne.
Eye Candy is supported by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Rambert Commissioning Council.
EYE CANDY | Marne van Opstal and Imre Van Opstal
ROUGE | Marion Motin
Our body is the vessel with which we experience the physical world, and it houses our deepest instinctive parts. It's where we feel pleasure and love, judge and destroy, bleed and smile.
Since David and Venus, we've put the human body on the highest pedestal, shaping and perpetuating an unattainable beauty standard. Through this distorted lens of beauty, our natural form has been sexualised, demonised and sometimes shamed into a taboo.
Why is the naked body offensive? Does it hold a political charge? Are we not more than meets the eye?
Marion Motin’s choreography for Dua Lipa (IDGAF) and Christine and the Queens (Christine, Tilted) has a quirky hip hop vibe. Rouge is what happened when we invited pop’s coolest choreographer to work with Rambert’s daring dancers. Now she’s back in the studio re-making Rouge with a new cinematographic twist.