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.