LE SACRE DU PRINTEMPS & HENRI MICHAUX : MOUVEMENTS
For the festival opening, the distinguished Canadian choreographer Marie Chouinard is invited with a double-bill.
She combines her sensational piece LE SACRE DU PRINTEMPS with the visually stunning production HENRI MICHAUX : MOUVEMENTS.
An “empty armour full of ideals” is how the German weekly Der Spiegel described Italo Calvino’s parodic figure of the “knight who didn’t exist”. Pedantry, sense of duty, perfection – are all staged by the Canadian star dancer.
Upside down they explore the limits of gravitation: 16 dancers of the group Accrorap. On a three-dimensional painting, formations and dreamlike images full of speed, intoxication and energy emerge.
They wander from topic to topic: four gaudy revue girls (& boys) telling their personal stories with synchronous voices. They were all searching for the deceased grandfather’s lost golden ring just a moment ago –
SOMEWHERE AT THE BEGINNING
What choreographies does a woman older than 70 create? The “mother of contemporary African dance” confronts her own past.
GUTE PÄSSE SCHLECHTE PÄSSE - EINE GRENZERFAHRUNG
Lucky you: As a German citizen, you enjoy the greatest freedom of movement and can travel to 177 countries on the spur of the moment. But what do borders actually mark?
ENSEMBLE NEW BABYLON
Every day we expose ourselves
to – and engage with – our environment.
We are ResonanzKörper (Resonance Bodies) because we set ourselves in relation.
STEPTEXT DANCE PROJECT
OUT OF JOINT
It all starts with music. Serge Weber composes a piece that is interpreted in different ways by two dance ensemble – one in Germany, the other in South Africa.
You are beautiful. You look odd. You smell interesting. Strange: You are different! Sometimes this phrase is meant as a compliment. Because it confirms that we are something special.
EINS ZU EINS
When the 32-year-old actor Walter Schmuck encounters 11-year-old Mika Nowotny, not only do different notions of masculinity, horizons of experience and development stages collide - ...
LE SACRE DU PRINTEMPS:
A HAPTIC RITE
The eyes are closed, tied and come to rest. And then a 20-minute journey through the famous Le Sacre du Printemps begins – experienced with the entire body.
BONNIE & CLYDE
Together against the rest of the world: That’s how the notorious, anarchic gangster duo Bonnie & Clyde went down in history. Shoulders and hips twitch desirously in this duet, ...