Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker & Anani Dodji Sanouvi

Mentor Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker describes movements to protégé Anani Dodji Sanouvi in the studio of her dance company, Rosas.
Brussels, Belgium, 2006

Mentor Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker describes movements to protégé Anani Dodji Sanouvi in the studio of her dance company, Rosas. Brussels, Belgium, 2006

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker was particularly interested in the distinctly horizontal approach to dance of her protégé, Anani Dodji Sanouvi.
Belgium, 2007

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker was particularly interested in the distinctly horizontal approach to dance of her protégé, Anani Dodji Sanouvi. Belgium, 2007

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker planning a dance with several members of her company and Anani (right).
Belgium, 2007

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker planning a dance with several members of her company and Anani (right). Belgium, 2007

Anani Dodji Sanouvi, protégé, dancing for his mentor, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, in her dance studio.

Anani Dodji Sanouvi, protégé, dancing for his mentor, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, in her dance studio.

Mentor Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker with her protégé, Anani Dodji Sanouvi, during rehearsals in the studio of her dance company Rosas.

Mentor Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker with her protégé, Anani Dodji Sanouvi, during rehearsals in the studio of her dance company Rosas.

Anani Dodji Sanouvi, protégé, commits fully to the movement.

Anani Dodji Sanouvi, protégé, commits fully to the movement.

Anani Dodji Sanouvi observes dancers at the studio of Rosas and PARTS, Anne De Keersmaeker’s dance school.
Belgium, 2007

Anani Dodji Sanouvi observes dancers at the studio of Rosas and PARTS, Anne De Keersmaeker’s dance school. Belgium, 2007

One of the biggest challenges during their mentoring year was for Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Anani Dodji Sanouvi to find a common approach. 
Belgium, 2007

One of the biggest challenges during their mentoring year was for Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Anani Dodji Sanouvi to find a common approach. Belgium, 2007

During Anani Dodji Sanouvi’s time at Rosas, he took part in tours to London, Essen, Bruges and Luxembourg 
Brussels, Belgium, 2006

During Anani Dodji Sanouvi’s time at Rosas, he took part in tours to London, Essen, Bruges and Luxembourg Brussels, Belgium, 2006

One of the most important things that Anani Dodji Sanouvi learned from Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker is patience. 
Brussels, Belgium, 2006

One of the most important things that Anani Dodji Sanouvi learned from Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker is patience. Brussels, Belgium, 2006

“Anani is definitely a dancer.” says Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker of her protégé, Anani Dodji Sanouvi.
Brussels, Belgium, 2006

“Anani is definitely a dancer.” says Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker of her protégé, Anani Dodji Sanouvi. Brussels, Belgium, 2006

Anani Dodji Sanouvi rehearsing in De Keersmaeker’s dance studio.

Anani Dodji Sanouvi rehearsing in De Keersmaeker’s dance studio.

Anani Dodji Sanouvi stretches in Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s studio in Brussels.
Brussels, Belgium, 2006

Anani Dodji Sanouvi stretches in Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s studio in Brussels. Brussels, Belgium, 2006

After his mentoring year, Anani Dodji Sanouvi conceived and choreographed ADJA, which he performed at the Rosas performance space in Belgium.
Brussels, Belgium, 2008

After his mentoring year, Anani Dodji Sanouvi conceived and choreographed ADJA, which he performed at the Rosas performance space in Belgium. Brussels, Belgium, 2008

Anani Dodji Sanouvi performs in ADJA, which he partially developed in Benin.
Brussels, Belgium, 2008

Anani Dodji Sanouvi performs in ADJA, which he partially developed in Benin. Brussels, Belgium, 2008

Anani Dodji Sanouvi and South African dancer Moya Michael perform Music for Pieces of Wood at the Steve Reich Evening dress rehearsal.

Anani Dodji Sanouvi and South African dancer Moya Michael perform Music for Pieces of Wood at the Steve Reich Evening dress rehearsal.