“Love Stories, in particular, is the subtlest, most intimate incarnation of Ueyama’s passion for physical storytelling. Ueyama exhibits his best hand at breaking the human heart with the beauty of life’s trials.” – Scallywag & Vagabond
Choreography: Takehiro Ueyama
Music: Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova The Swell Season
Shigeru Umebayashi Yumeji’s Theme
Yann Tiersen Le Moulin
Lighting: Jason Jeunnette
Costumes: Cheryl McCarron
Premiere: May 15, 2008 at Miller Theatre Columbia University, NYC
Love Stories, a three movement pas de deux, in three disparate movements:
I) young, fresh, innocent love;
II) a forbidden love affair; and
III) deep love influenced by the famous painting THE LOVERS by René Magritte.
*Originally commissioned and premiered by Randolph College Dance Department in Lynchburg, VA, April 2008.