Le Patin Libre Ice Skating Performance at the Brixton Ice Rink
Amidst the spins and sequins of traditional figure skating, a few irreverent yet world class athletes turned away from the ageing traditions of their discipline in order to develop a new form of contemporary dance using the magic of gliding.
Le Patin Libre is a Franco-Canadian company. Its skating artists are recognized as pioneers of this new performance art. On the 10th & 17th of November 2012, they will be proposing their work in London for the first time through modest demonstrations at Brixton Ice Rink:
“What is contemporary ice skating?”
The skating artists believe these accessible events will convince the artistic community that their years of hard work against the well-deserved stigmas of “On Ice” entertainment paid off and truly gave birth to something worthy of the most demanding audiences.
These will hopefully give ice-skating the cultural forgiveness Le Patin Libre is begging for by also attending to the first complete contemporary skating piece to be presented in London: