Tremblay met with the Jackson Estate and King, heard all the ideas for the show, saw them take shape, and helped put together a team at Cirque du Soleil's headquaters in Montreal that included international caliber chorographers
, musical designers and directors, set and costume designers, an acrobatic performance designer, and many more behind the scenes workers.
There is a new chorographer
- Ilyse Robbins, who is also playing Mrs.
Narration, while, ostensibly the domain of the chorographer
, the travel writer, and the poet, transcends any particular vocation, since any maker or reader of maps understands that cartographic, like all other, images are liable to appropriation by any number of narrative frameworks or ideologies.
Lindahl explains that the play reflects on human nature, violence, compassion, death and life after death.
But the chorographers
, Paul and Shauna, were fantastic.
The show not only stars young people, but it's also put together by them with 20-year-old producers and chorographers
taking the lead and bringing in fresh ideas.
These were made popular by cartographers who sought to represent the world such as Braun and Hogenberg's Civitates Orbis Terrarum and Munster's Cosmographia, and chorographers
interested in regions, districts, and cities.
DKDY will invite top stage directors, chorographers
and dances companies to present music and dances of the Qin dynasty, exhibiting the cultural flourish of the first feudal empire in China's history.