Poeten des Tanzes
Memories of Alexander Sacharoff and Clotilde von Derp
Venezuelan dancer, choreographer, ballet director and dance teacher Maria Barrios danced for years as a child in the ballet school of Alexander Sacharoff and Clotilde von Derp in Rome and at the summer workshops in Siena, and also went on an Asian tour with them. She also has ties to the dance couple through her parents, who were close friends of Alexander Sacharoff and Clothilde von Derp. Her father, Armando Barrios, a renowned painter from Venezuela, painted the dance artists, made costumes for them and designed posters for school and dance evenings.
For the DANCE History Tour 1 - Königsplatz, Maria Barrios, together with Claudia Jeschke and Ivan Liška, is studying Sacharoff-Derp dances, which dancers from the Bavarian Junior Ballet Munich and contemporary dancers Cristian Cucco, Fanni Schack and Emily Schofield will dance live at the Lenbachhaus, the Glyptothek and the NS-Dokumentationszentrum. In conversation with Nina Hümpel at the Habibi Kiosk of the Münchner Kammerspiele, Maria Barrios will share details of the Sacharoffs' lives, bring personal letters and photos, and thus add to the picture that has emerged from numerous events about the Sacharoffs as part of Munich Dance Histories.
More about Alexander Sacharoff at Claudia Jeschke's Lecture Performance