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International Festival Portraits | Crystal Pite

International Festival Portraits | Crystal Pite

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In this International Festival Portrait, Crystal Pite talks about how she became a choreographer and the intense joy that comes with being completely absorbed in the act of creation.

Only connect the prose and the passion, and both will be exalted, and human love will be seen at its highest. Live in fragments no longer.

E.M. Forster, Howards End


Crystal Pite's piece Emergence was performed by Scottish Ballet at the 2016 International Festival.

The International Festival Portraits are a series of interviews with actors, choreographers, musicians, conductors, writers and directors talking about the art that they love.

The 2016 International Festival Portraits feature Alan CummingBarry HumphriesCrystal PiteJames YorkstonJohn TiffanyMarin Alsop and Meow Meow in a series of personal reflections on their art-form, the nature of live performance, and the unique connection they experience with an audience every time they take to the stage.

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