This fierce dance performance was inspired by the Video Vixens: provocative female models that appeared in hip-hop videos on MTV in the late 1990s. Although they danced scantily dressed to men’s music, they were hyper-sensual, strong and independent. The influence they exercised could be great: often, the Vixens determined the aesthetic of these videos and so the popularity of the artist.
What would such a black hip-hop honey look like today? JEZEBEL is a deconstruction of the controversial stereotype of the Vixen.
PREMIERE Nov 5th, 2019 at Frascati (Amsterdam, NL)
CONCEPT, CHOREOGRAPHY & PERFORMANCE Cherish Menzo in coproduction with Frascati Productions
LIGHTING DESIGN & TECHNICAL COORDINATION Niels Runderkamp
MUSIC Michael Nunes
VIDEO Andrea Casetti
COSTUMES Daniel Smedeman
DRAMATURGY Renée Copraij
OUTSIDE EYE Berthe Spoelstra, Christian Yav and Nicole Geertruida
VOCAL COACH Shari Kok-Sey-Tjong
CAMPAIGN IMAGE Tatchatrin Choeychom
CO-PRODUCTION Frascati Productions
PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT Bibi Scholten van Aschat
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This show just won't stop touring! It's been a huge hit all over Europe and we're delighted to bring it to Birmingham for one performance only after it's three week London run at Battersea Arts Centre. Cherish is a major new talent on the European dance and performance scene.