Video interview

Encounter with Crazy Smooth, choreographer

Production
Espace Perreault Choreographic transmission

Dramaturgical consultant Sophie Michaud explores with the choreographer Crazy Smooth the creative process for the play In My Body, which features nine hip hop artists spanning three generations.

Yvon Soglo, alias Crazy Smooth, discusses the emotions and difficulties generated by COVID, working with the multimedia studio Mirari, his close collaboration with the writer Alejandro Rodriguez, and his unique way of working with performers.

“To remain authentic, it’s important to allow room for individuality and interpretation,” he says. Yvon also explains how he takes dancers deeper by immersing their bodies in hip hop past and present by creating contacts between them. Watch this November 2021 interview with a lively, inspiring choreographer who shares the richness of his practice.

Projects

In My Body (work in progress)

Co-production

Yvon Soglo (a.k.a Crazy Smooth) is a choreographer and founder of the company Bboyizm. He is also currently an artist in the long-term residency program at the Centre de Création O Vertigo – CCOV, which provides support and access to its creation studio. Bboyizm has…

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