The Lost Castle


Yuerge Dance Theater

Directed by Yu Erge

World Premiere


October 20, 2023, 22:15

October 21, 2023, 22:15

October 22, 2023, 14:00

WHERE: Studio Theatre of the Grand Theatre

Duration: 60 minutes (without intermission)

Without dialogue or subtitles

About The Lost Castle

Starting from dance, the body, and stage installations, the piece expresses people's thinking about life and discusses the different mental and physical states of people at different stages. Through the filth and sanctity of the body, and its interaction with the surrounding environment and objects, it charts a process of continuous self-search. "I", in a confused state, tries to find his spiritual castle. Through watching the body under Dionysian orgy and physical torture, recalling the body's longing, passion, taboo, gain and loss, and finding the destination of "me" in the search for the road to freedom. The castle may not be here at all, nor anywhere, it is maybe somewhere else that cannot be reached.


Director: Yu Erge

Cast: Yu Erge

Stage Vision: Luo Jinchao

Music Director: Jiang Weixin

Dramaturgy: Wu Tuhe

Lighting Design: Yang Yunqi

Stylist: Wu Yuting

The project would like to express its special thanks to Sichuan Vocational College of Art/Sichuan Youth Dance Troupe for its assistance

About Yu Erge

Yu Erge is a choreographer, dancer, and artist working between China and France. She studied contemporary choreography at the Centre de Développement Choreographique (Toulouse, France). She has been artist-in-residence at Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris and Pro Helvetia in Switzerland. She was invited to perform at the 40th anniversary celebration of the Pompidou Center in Paris, and has been hailed as a promising dancer and actor by Huffpost, as well as in the French music and culture magazine, Les Inrockuptibibles. She has been a featured artist in the French Cultural Center, and received commissions from the Shanghai International Dance Center.

About Yuerge Dance Theater

Starting from the concept of "giving the body more possibilities", Yuerge Dance Theater explores the richness and diversity of dance and body behavior. It constantly expands the boundaries of the body, creating based on the particular bodies and physical condition of the actors. Through developing different levels within the body, Yuerge Dance Theater uses the body to express and perform, at the same time crossing between the disciplines of music, dance, visual arts, and drama, endowing the works with contemporary theatrical aesthetics.

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