An intensely moving portrayal of love, friendship, loss and survival.
Young Men Live At Sadler's Wells
After tackling the third dimension with Pixel, Mourad Merzouki teams up here with aerial-technique specialist Retouramont to open up a new field of hip-hop possibility. “The dancer’s relationship with the floor is totally altered,” he says. “The dancer is by turns the base and a marionette animated by the counterweight of his partners.” With a strings/electronic score by Armand Amar, Vertikal marks out new vanishing points in space, while retaining the vocabulary of hip-hop dance.