Nicolo Fonte On His New Full-Evening Work For BalletX written by Thomas Baker at En Face Magazine. READ THE FULL INTERVIEW HERE.
The ballet Sidd is inspired by the book Siddhartha, but I never intended to make a literal translation of the story from page to stage. I was less interested in the specifics of the plot and its setting than the heart of the story, which is universal, and so I take artistic liberties…
When you read the book, you are free to let your imagination encode all the specific information in any way you like – but on stage in a ballet all those decisions have to be made by the creators.
– Nicolo Fonte, choreographer of Sidd: A Hero’s Journey