The soft, elegant texture of his works is recognizable across ballet, contemporary dance and film. After making a name for himself as an independent artist, Swedish choreographer Pontus Lidberg was recently appointed as the Artistic Director of Danish Dance Theatre. He spoke with ICONS ahead of his first creation for the Paris Opera Ballet, Les Noces, and shared his challenges, successes, and wisdom
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