dance - Season 15/16
In 1998 Thomas Plischke graduated from PARTS with a dance solo, and Kattrin Deufert graduated from the Freie Universität Berlin with a text. For Niemandszeit they let their own students rewrite the two works. deufert&plischke perform the new choreography and the new text, together with the audience!
Choreographer Laurent Chétouane tackles an iconic work: Bach’s St John Passion. He is not interested in a perfect execution of the music and doesn’t allow his dancers to ‘portray’ the Passion. Will Bach still move you without the security of a set choreography, trained singers and only seven instruments? What happens when Bach’s music is desecrated?
With SunBengSitting, Simon Mayer sets on a humorous journey to his past, looking for identity. This results in a mix of Austrian folk dance, traditional
yodelling and contemporary dance.
In MONUMENT 0: Haunted by wars (1913-2013), the choreographer Eszter Salamon looks back over a century of warfare, using tribal dances, folk dances and other popular forms of dance related to conflict zones on all five continents.
A performative interpretation of Wong Kar Wai’s film Happy Together. Two men who are bound together by earrings try to regain their independence; free, on their own.