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Leipziger Ballett | Tyler Galster Chaplin | Amelia Waller Tramp | Urania Lobo García Mother | Alexander Teutscher Father | Vanessa Shield Mildred | Isis Calil de Albuquerque Paulette | Romy Avemarg Oona | Oliver Preiß Dictator
Mario Schröder, choreography; Matthias Foremny, musical director; Paul Zoller, staging, costumes, video; Thilo Reinhardt, dramaturgy
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

The little guy with his mustache, his bowler hat and his bamboo cane is world-famous. But, who is the man behind this figure? Mario Schröder wondered the same thing when choreographing “Chaplin”. His rise to fame makes Chaplin a person of public interest. The clown becomes political. America’s conservatives are, however, suspicious of Chaplin’s convictions. Suspected of communism, he is eventually expelled. The ballet describes Chaplin’s life in relation to his creative work and shows that an artist who observes his environment both sensitively and consciously is behind the funny Tramp.


Music by Charlie Chaplin, Benjamin Britten, Samuel Barber, John Adams, Richard Wagner, Charles Ives, Kurt Schwertsik, Charles Chaplin TM ® Bubbles Inc. S. A. and / or Roy Export S. A. S.


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Ballet / Dance
99 mins
Sonia Paramo
A co-production of EuroArts Music & Les Films Figures Libres
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