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Wednesday August 27, 2014

AQUAMARIN.40213

Choreography: Angie Hiesl + Roland Kaiser

In their site-specific installation and performance project AQUAMARIN.40213 Angie Hiesl, Roland Kaiser and their international ensemble of seven dancers deal with the theme of water. What role does this ...

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AQUAMARIN.40213
  • Johannes-Rau-Platz
    Apollo Platz
    40213 Düsseldorf
  • August 27, 2014
    15:30 – 17:30
  • Duration: 120min

Ballet Preljocaj FR

Empty moves (parts I, II, III)

Choreography: Angelin Preljocaj

He is a master of storytelling with powerful images, and excellent at weaving extremely different threads into a single story. But Angelin Preljocaj can do other things. His cycle of “Empty moves” ...

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Empty moves (parts I, II, III)
  • Capitol Theater
    Theatersaal
    Erkrather Straße 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 27, 2014
    18:30 – 19:10
  • Duration: 40min

Ballet National de Marseille FR

ÉLÉGIE

Choreography: Olivier Dubois

Suggestive growls and Wagnerian sounds. A man emerges from a black cube made up of a teeming mass of dancers, followed by woman. They wrestle with elementary forces of nature like ghosts from the myth ...

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ÉLÉGIE
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Small Stage
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 27, 2014
    21:00 – 22:00
  • Duration: 60min

Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers US

Mandala Project

Choreography: Kun-Yang Lin

The dancers seem to flow into one another, interleaving ecstatically to meditative sounds and drawing on the trance dances of Sufi dervishes. The upshot is a series of captivating images of divine bodies. ...

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Mandala Project
  • CENTRAL
    Small Stage
    Worringer Straße 140
    40210 Düsseldorf
  • August 27, 2014
    21:00 – 22:00
  • Duration: 60min
Double bill

RUBBERBANDance Group CA

Empirical Quotient

Choreography: Victor Quijada

Has the show already begun? Seemingly at random the dancers warm up, stretch and relax. A rehearsal situation. Then a blackout. To a remix of violins, beats, scratching and opera the six dancers interweave ...

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Empirical Quotient

    Anton Lachky Company BE/SK

    Mind a Gap

    Choreography: Anton Lachky

    Where is Tonoland? Anton Lachky knows the way. He relies on the principle of a sequence of images on Mozart, Verdi and Tchaikovsky as well as on his gang of five. On a stage free of frills, he has complete ...

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    Mind a Gap
    • Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus
      Kleines Haus
      Gustaf-Gründgens-Platz 1
      40211 Düsseldorf
    • August 27, 2014
      21:00 – 21:55
    • Duration: 55min

    Cecilia Moisio | Dansmakers Amsterdam NL

    Juxtapose

    Choreography: Cecilia Moisio

    At the start, two ladies look like two cakes covered in a layer of icing: caricatures of traditional women’s roles in fifties’ clothes and Marilyn Monroe poses, but the perfect images rapidly collapse. ...

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    Juxtapose
    • tanzhaus nrw
      Small Stage
      Erkrather Str. 30
      40233 Düsseldorf
    • August 27, 2014
      21:15 – 22:15
    • Duration: 60min

    Thursday August 28, 2014

    "studiotrade" presentation: networking based on trust, fairness, commitment and generosity

    The “studiotrade” network was set up during the 2010 Tanzmesse. Furthermore the flexible fusion of artist-to-artist link producers and managers beyond the boundaries of politically dictated funding ...

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    "studiotrade" presentation: networking based on trust, fairness, commitment and generosity
    • NRW-Forum Düsseldorf
      NRW-Forum
      Ehrenhof 2
      40479 Düsseldorf
    • August 28, 2014
      11:00 – 12:00
    • Duration: 60min

    Holland on the Move

    “Holland on the Move” is a three-day special which focuses on Dutch dance. The programme will consist of live performances from the choreographers and dance companies Cie Woest, Arno Schuitemaker, ...

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    Holland on the Move
    • NRW-Forum Düsseldorf
      NRW-Forum
      Ehrenhof 2
      40479 Düsseldorf
    • August 28, 2014
      12:00 – 15:00
    • Duration: 180min

    tanz presents: a Talk with Martin Schläpfer and Arnd Wesemann

    From Cunningham to Robbins: the Ballett am Rhein fosters modern ballet with additional shows from its own ranks. What role do the 30 to 60-year-old productions play now? Do not contemporaries wish to ...

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    tanz presents: a Talk with Martin Schläpfer and Arnd Wesemann
    • NRW-Forum Düsseldorf
      NRW-Forum
      Ehrenhof 2
      40479 Düsseldorf
    • August 28, 2014
      14:00 – 15:00
    • Duration: 60min

    Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre US

    Off the Top of My Head

    Choreography: Heidi Duckler

    Isn't it romantic? A couple fill the venerable spaces of the Düsseldorf Art Academy with uncontrolled embraces before taking us through the long corridor on the upper storey to the roof terrace. Düsseldorf ...

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    Off the Top of My Head
    • Kunstakademie
      Eiskellerstraße 1
      40213 Düsseldorf
    • August 28, 2014
      14:00 – 15:30
    • Duration: 90min

    QUARTO SE

    Beauty of Accident

    Choreography: Anna Mesquita, Leandro Zappala

    A 700-meter long rope and two bodies. It’s impossible for us to take our eyes off the rope as it flows incessantly and fascinatingly through four hands. It all looks so simple and so beautiful – ...

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    Beauty of Accident
    • tanzhaus nrw
      Small Stage
      Erkrather Str. 30
      40233 Düsseldorf
    • August 28, 2014
      16:00 – 17:00
    • Duration: 60min

    Open Studio A

    Choreography: Leandro Kees

    How can you translate ideas into physical action? How to decipher the body’s sign system? The attempt to create “meaning” with the body without reverting to automatisms forms the basis for Leandro ...

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    Open Studio A
    • tanzhaus nrw
      Small Stage
      Erkrather Str. 30
      40233 Düsseldorf
    • August 28, 2014
      16:00 – 17:00
    • Duration: 60min

    Choreography: Takao Baba

    Takao Baba, German choreographer with Japanese roots, co-hosts the well-established urban dance battle “Funkin’ Stylez”, which is globally fought in ten different cities by now. He is going to ...

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    Open Studio A

      Open Studio B

      Choreography: Jenny Beyer

      Jenny Beyer regards choreography as a medium in which to receive and produce images whose challenges she meets from continually new perspectives.

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      Open Studio B
      • tanzhaus nrw
        Small Stage
        Erkrather Str. 30
        40233 Düsseldorf
      • August 28, 2014
        16:00 – 18:00
      • Duration: 120min

      Choreography: Antoine Effroy/Anne Rudelbach

      The choreographers Antoine Effroy and Anne Rudelbach have been working together for 15 years. The main theme of the current work is a search for something which cannot be grasped.

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      Open Studio B

        Choreography: Victoria Hauke

        At the centre of Viktoria Hauke’s work is a dialogue between the sensory language of the body and its environment.

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        Open Studio B

          Choreography: Antje Pfundtner

          The characteristic components of Antje Pfundtner’s dance theatre are the integration of mythical elements into everyday life and the ritualisation of movement and language.

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          Open Studio B

            Choreography: Regina Rossi

            The Brazilian choreographer Regina Rossi is currently working on her first group choreography in which she is re-charting the folk and pop cultures of her country in contemporary choreography.

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            Open Studio B

              Choreography: Tanzinitiative Hamburg

              The experimental approaches of the Hamburg Dance Initiative continually result in different forms of narration and aesthetics. What links them is the idea of dance as social participation.

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              Open Studio B

                Choreography: Ursina Tossi

                Ursina Tossi’s contemporary dance projects are based on the interdisciplinary exchange between music, visual and fine arts.

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                Open Studio B

                  Open Studio C

                  Choreography: HaRaKa

                  The Arab Dance Caravan has been initiated and curated by the Egyptian HaRaKA, the outreach project of the Adham Hafez Company. It presents contemporary waves in the Arab dance world and links them with ...

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                  Open Studio C
                  • tanzhaus nrw
                    Small Stage
                    Erkrather Str. 30
                    40233 Düsseldorf
                  • August 28, 2014
                    16:00 – 18:00
                  • Duration: 120min

                  Community Dance. But is it Art?

                  More and more professional dance companies and individual artists involve local communities in their work. How does working with communities impact on the artistic life of the artists involved and on ...

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                  Community Dance. But is it Art?
                  • tanzhaus nrw
                    Small Stage
                    Erkrather Str. 30
                    40233 Düsseldorf
                  • August 28, 2014
                    16:00 – 17:00
                  • Duration: 60min

                  Have we reached the Tipping Point* of too many marketplaces, platforms, and networks for dance in the world?

                  Dance has a lively and extensive season of professional gatherings scheduled around the world. Meeting colleagues has become a critical ingredient contributing to greater cultural exchange among dance ...

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                  Have we reached the Tipping Point* of too many marketplaces, platforms, and networks for dance in the world?
                  • tanzhaus nrw
                    Small Stage
                    Erkrather Str. 30
                    40233 Düsseldorf
                  • August 28, 2014
                    16:00 – 17:00
                  • Duration: 60min

                  annahuber.compagnie. CH

                  Aufräumarbeiten im Wasserfall

                  Choreography: Anna Huber

                  First the sun falls from the sky, the huge yellow ball becomes a projection area for mysterious images. Lost in a dream and dancing to spherical sounds a woman battles her way though a gigantic grid ...

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                  Aufräumarbeiten im Wasserfall
                  • Fabrik Heeder
                    Big Stage & Small Stage
                    Virchowstraße 130
                    47805 Krefeld
                  • August 28, 2014
                    16:00 – 17:45
                  • Duration: 105min
                  Triple bill

                  Sylvia Camarda LU

                  Martyr

                  Choreography: Sylvia Camarda

                  The female dancer stands unchallenged on the stage and celebrates her own martyrdom. She is partnered by Ravels “Bolero”, whose repetitive rhythm grows from pianissimo to an absolutely unbearable ...

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                  Martyr
                    Triple bill

                    NONAME SOSU KR

                    Not I

                    Choreography: Choi Young-hyun

                    Young-hyun Choi needs nothing more than himself and a life-size doll to translate Samuel Beckett’s stage monologue “Not I” into dance. In Beckett’s play a woman’s mouth articulates moments ...

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                    Not I

                      De Stilte NL

                      Flying Cow

                      Choreography: Jack Timmermans

                      Playtime is fun yet serious at the same time. Once you’re totally immersed, anything can happen. Flying on the wings of their imagination, two girls and a boy embark on a standoff: because when there ...

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                      Flying Cow
                      • FFT Juta
                        Kasernenstraße 6
                        40213 Düsseldorf
                      • August 28, 2014
                        16:00 – 16:45
                      • Duration: 45min

                      Open Studio D

                      Choreography: Cristian Duarte

                      The CocoonDance Company Bonn will be presenting the initial results of their world premiere projects for 2015. “What about Orfeo?” (working title) is a co-project with the Brazilian choreographer ...

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                      Open Studio D
                      • tanzhaus nrw
                        Small Stage
                        Erkrather Str. 30
                        40233 Düsseldorf
                      • August 28, 2014
                        17:15 – 18:15
                      • Duration: 60min

                      Choreography: Felix Bürkle

                      Felix Bürkle’s productions oscillate between object manipulation, juggling, dance and performance. Objects, especially everyday objects, serve as points of reference and conjunction for his working ...

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                      Open Studio D

                        Choreography: Maura Morales

                        The performances presented by the Cuban dancer and choreographer Maura Morales lead spectators into the depths of the human psyche. At the moment she is concerned with the theme of fate and destiny, ...

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                        Open Studio D

                          Spellbound Contemporary Ballet IT

                          Lost For Words Studio III

                          Choreography: Mauro Astolfi

                          Nine dancers clad in black trousers and anonymous grey-brown shirts. A sparse light on the stage. This is the minimalist setting for the final part of the trilogy “Lost for Words“, in which the dancers ...

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                          Lost For Words Studio III
                          • CENTRAL
                            Small Stage
                            Worringer Straße 140
                            40210 Düsseldorf
                          • August 28, 2014
                            17:15 – 18:45
                          • Duration: 90min
                          Double bill

                          Éva Duda Dance Company HU

                          Does It Start With A Kiss?

                          Choreography: Rosana Hribar & Gregor Luštek

                          She wears a tango dress, he a muscle shirt. Number three plays with his stomach muscles. Accompanied by a song by Hot Chocolate: I’ll put you together again? The atmosphere is raunchy, frivolous and ...

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                          Does It Start With A Kiss?

                            Jan Martens Cie BE/NL

                            Sweat Baby Sweat

                            Choreography: Jan Martens

                            “As long as you are here, I am too”. The phrase resounds throughout the room. And so an intimate duet unfolds, an acrobatic balancing act between a couple that cannot let go of each other and literally ...

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                            Sweat Baby Sweat
                            • tanzhaus nrw
                              Small Stage
                              Erkrather Str. 30
                              40233 Düsseldorf
                            • August 28, 2014
                              19:00 – 20:00
                            • Duration: 60min

                            elledanse SK

                            The GAP

                            Choreography: Lucia Holinová

                            Here the audience become voyeurs. Peeping through holes and gaps onto a stage in a constantly changing spectrum of shining colours, they are given a glimpse of everyday situations. Two friends, a pair ...

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                            The GAP
                            • Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus
                              Kleines Haus
                              Gustaf-Gründgens-Platz 1
                              40211 Düsseldorf
                            • August 28, 2014
                              19:00 – 20:00
                            • Duration: 60min

                            Kyle Abraham / Abraham.In.Motion US

                            Pavement

                            Choreography: Kyle Abraham

                            Kyle Abraham’s dance language is fierce and tender, he unites power and grace – and brings us down to earth. Kyle Abraham sets the history and current situation of black America in his hometown of ...

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                            Pavement
                            • Forum Leverkusen
                              Am Büchelter Hof 9
                              51373 Leverkusen
                            • August 28, 2014
                              19:00 – 20:00
                            • Duration: 60min

                            Pere Faura SP

                            Diari d'accions

                            Choreography: Pere Faura, Iñaki Alvarez

                            People who feel like seeing themselves on stage should on no account miss Pere Faura. Not to worry, nobody is forced to do so. Nevertheless, the audience is caught on camera and becomes the background ...

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                            Diari d'accions
                            • tanzhaus nrw
                              Small Stage
                              Erkrather Str. 30
                              40233 Düsseldorf
                            • August 28, 2014
                              19:15 – 20:15
                            • Duration: 60min

                            Compagnia Palermo in Danza IT

                            Uscita di Sciurezza

                            Choreography: Enrico Morelli

                            Is it still dance or is it war already? “Uscita di Sicurezza“ (lit: Safety Exit) tosses us brutally into an unfettered underground world full of flashes of lightning and blackouts; into a swarm of ...

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                            Uscita di Sciurezza
                            • Capitol Theater
                              Theatersaal
                              Erkrather Straße 30
                              40233 Düsseldorf
                            • August 28, 2014
                              21:00 – 22:05
                            • Duration: 65min
                            Double bill

                            Room 2 Manoeuvre UK

                            Box Fresh

                            Choreography: Tony Mills

                            Two real guys. They play with their muscles, macho, relaxed and totally cool. They come from the street so it’s breakdance, innit? But in this case it’s not just B-Boying, but a precisely worked-out ...

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                            Box Fresh

                              Ben J. Riepe Kompanie DE

                              Der letzte Schrei - 2. Edition - artists are alive

                              Choreography: Ben J. Riepe

                              Fashion: the word evokes beauty and artificiality, blossoming and decay. Ephemeral as it is, it can even warn us of death. This at least is Ben J. Riepe’s artistic hypothesis for his cyclical work ...

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                              Der letzte Schrei - 2. Edition - artists are alive
                              • Kunsthalle
                                Grabbeplatz 4
                                40213 Düsseldorf
                              • August 28, 2014
                                21:00 – 21:45
                              • Duration: 45min

                              BANDART Productions (L1 Association) HU

                              Dancing Graffiti - There's always a wall

                              Choreography: Ch. Katalin Lengyel | Media: iSzabolcs Tóth-Zs

                              You can always find a wall. And a socket. Scarcely anything more is needed for this magical pas de deux between a woman dancer and a digital brush. At times she surrenders to it, allows herself to be ...

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                              Dancing Graffiti - There's always a wall
                              • tanzhaus nrw
                                Small Stage
                                Erkrather Str. 30
                                40233 Düsseldorf
                              • August 28, 2014
                                22:00 – 22:20
                              • Duration: 20min

                              Friday August 29, 2014

                              Presentation: Body Opera Project

                              The “Institute for Music and Dance” from Poland will be presenting their work in progress on the project “Body Opera”. Wojciech Blecharz talks about the concept behind his interdisciplinary installation ...

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                              Presentation: Body Opera Project
                              • NRW-Forum Düsseldorf
                                NRW-Forum
                                Ehrenhof 2
                                40479 Düsseldorf
                              • August 29, 2014
                                11:00 – 12:00
                              • Duration: 60min

                              Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre US

                              Off The Top Of My Head

                              Choreography: Heidi Duckler

                              Isn't it romantic? A couple fill the venerable spaces of the Düsseldorf Art Academy with uncontrolled embraces before taking us through the long corridor on the upper storey to the roof terrace. Düsseldorf ...

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                              Off The Top Of My Head
                              • Kunstakademie
                                Eiskellerstraße 1
                                40213 Düsseldorf
                              • August 29, 2014
                                12:00 – 12:20
                              • Duration: 20min

                              tanz presents: a Talk with Salomon Bausch and Arnd Wesemann

                              Five years after the death of Pina Bausch the Tanztheater Wuppertal is threatened with becoming a museum. There are plans for a Pina Bausch centre in the old Playhouse where a production and research ...

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                              tanz presents: a Talk with Salomon Bausch and Arnd Wesemann
                              • NRW-Forum Düsseldorf
                                NRW-Forum
                                Ehrenhof 2
                                40479 Düsseldorf
                              • August 29, 2014
                                14:00 – 15:00
                              • Duration: 60min

                              Open Studio E

                              Choreography: Helge Letonja

                              In the production BOXOM the multinational ensemble of dancers around Helge Letonja illuminate the contrasts, opportunities and conflicts inherent in African realities. What contradictions are thrown ...

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                              Open Studio E
                              • tanzhaus nrw
                                Small Stage
                                Erkrather Str. 30
                                40233 Düsseldorf
                              • August 29, 2014
                                16:00 – 17:00
                              • Duration: 60min

                              Choreography: József Trefeli

                              “Up” presents an intelligent approach to altitude combining quirky efficiency and nonchalant spectacle. A choreographically well built and physically challenging performance that awakens the audience ...

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                              Open Studio E

                                Open Studio F

                                Choreography: Sine qua non art

                                A choral whisper grows into a loud collective primaeval scream that breaks out into movement – the spheres of voices and bodies collide with one another. “Sine qua non art” creates a new physicality ...

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                                Open Studio F
                                • tanzhaus nrw
                                  Small Stage
                                  Erkrather Str. 30
                                  40233 Düsseldorf
                                • August 29, 2014
                                  16:00 – 17:00
                                • Duration: 60min

                                Choreography: Shobana Jeyasingh

                                25 years in half an hour. Shobana Jeyasingh will use live excerpts to outline themes and ideas from her unique career. And in doing so she will give the audience insights into the work on her latest ...

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                                Open Studio F

                                  Open Studio G

                                  Choreography: tanzmainz

                                  What does the start of a new company consist of? The dancers in the company have only been together for two weeks before the doors of an open studio are thrown open to them. Many members of the company ...

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                                  Open Studio G
                                  • tanzhaus nrw
                                    Small Stage
                                    Erkrather Str. 30
                                    40233 Düsseldorf
                                  • August 29, 2014
                                    16:00 – 17:00
                                  • Duration: 60min

                                  Open Studio H

                                  Choreography: Silke Z.

                                  Silke Z./resistdance’s choreographical approach is characterized by media arts and performative practice, which she is going to substantiate via her current production “SUBTEXTEN“ as well as her ...

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                                  Open Studio H
                                  • tanzhaus nrw
                                    Small Stage
                                    Erkrather Str. 30
                                    40233 Düsseldorf
                                  • August 29, 2014
                                    16:00 – 17:00
                                  • Duration: 60min

                                  Choreography: Tchekpo Dan Agbetou

                                  Tchekpo Dan Agbetou and his three dancers show excerpts from the rehearsal process of his new piece “IGBO MIZU WATER“. The interpreters combine three continents and cultures within their circle. ...

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                                  Open Studio H

                                    Cia Sònia Sánchez SP

                                    El Pliegue

                                    Choreography: Sònia Sánchez

                                    “Bu” means dancing. “Tô” means stamping on the ground. When you know the meaning, the connection between Flamenco and Butoh does not seem so far-fetched. Flamenco dancing involves rhythmic foot ...

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                                    El Pliegue
                                    • Fabrik Heeder
                                      Big Stage & Small Stage
                                      Virchowstraße 130
                                      47805 Krefeld
                                    • August 29, 2014
                                      16:00 – 17:32
                                    • Duration: 92min
                                    Quadruple Bill

                                    Lenka Vagnerová & Company CZ

                                    RIDERS

                                    Choreography: Lenka Vagnerová

                                    A revered figure sits looking down from a birds-eye view at dancers caught in their down-to-earth human activities. The dancers create and re-create new images from the world of birds in cool surroundings ...

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                                    RIDERS
                                      Quadruple Bill

                                      Lenka Vagnerová & Company CZ

                                      RIDERS

                                      Choreography: Lenka Vagnerová

                                      A revered figure sits looking down from a birds-eye view at dancers caught in their down-to-earth human activities. The dancers create and re-create new images from the world of birds in cool surroundings ...

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                                      RIDERS
                                        Quadruple Bill

                                        Andrea Costanzo Martini IL

                                        What happened in Torino?

                                        Choreography: Andrea Costanzo Martini

                                        Has this half naked man gone crazy? Wild spasms change into meticulous circling pirouettes in slow motion. Andrea Costanzo Martini accompanies the meditative sounds of Arvo Pärt and the hysterical screams ...

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                                        What happened in Torino?

                                          tanzfuchs PRODUKTION DE

                                          Alles im Eimer!

                                          Choreography: Barbara Fuchs

                                          Grief, rage, happiness. In a child’s universe emotions are disproportionately larger than in the self-controlled world of adults. Barbara Fuchs empathises with this universe in a sensitive and playful ...

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                                          Alles im Eimer!
                                          • FFT Juta
                                            Kasernenstraße 6
                                            40213 Düsseldorf
                                          • August 29, 2014
                                            16:00 – 16:45
                                          • Duration: 45min

                                          Tanzjahr 2016. internationale tanzmesse nrw, Tanzkongress and Tanzplattform Deutschland present their future collaboration

                                          2016 will be the year of dance in Germany. Within the space of a few months there will be three major events – the Tanzplattform Deutschland in Frankfurt/Main, the Tanzkongress in Hannover and die ...

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                                          Tanzjahr 2016. internationale tanzmesse nrw, Tanzkongress and Tanzplattform Deutschland present their future collaboration
                                          • tanzhaus nrw
                                            Small Stage
                                            Erkrather Str. 30
                                            40233 Düsseldorf
                                          • August 29, 2014
                                            17:00 – 18:00
                                          • Duration: 60min

                                          Open Studio I

                                          Choreography: MichaelDouglas Kollektiv

                                          How can dance and architecture relate to each other? The space changes and takes on new structures through the interaction of movement and confinement. Everything is in a state of change due to the mutual ...

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                                          Open Studio I
                                          • tanzhaus nrw
                                            Small Stage
                                            Erkrather Str. 30
                                            40233 Düsseldorf
                                          • August 29, 2014
                                            17:15 – 18:15
                                          • Duration: 60min

                                          Choreography: David Earle

                                          David Earles “Portraits, Mirrors, and Windows – a living retrospective” is a review of the work of the dance pioneer to date. The multimedia (self-) portrait reveals to us the huge influence the ...

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                                          Open Studio I

                                            Open Studio J

                                            Choreography: Stephanie Thiersch

                                            Stephanie Thiersch puts her current productions forward: “Corps Étrangers” is a piece between new circus and dance, which had a widely noted premiere during the last season. The just recently premiered ...

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                                            Open Studio J
                                            • tanzhaus nrw
                                              Small Stage
                                              Erkrather Str. 30
                                              40233 Düsseldorf
                                            • August 29, 2014
                                              17:15 – 18:15
                                            • Duration: 60min

                                            Choreography: Omer Rajeh

                                            Omar Rajeh counts as one of the most influential artistic personalities in the contemporary dance scene in Lebanon. The choreographer’s works deal with social and political themes. He has initiated ...

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                                            Open Studio J

                                              Ando Danse Compagnie FR

                                              Christoffa

                                              Choreography: Davy Brun

                                              Dance as dance? What else? Davy Brun, like Columbus, is an explorer who moves forward into unknown realms of captivating beauty which are waiting to be (re)discovered. Forceful and fleeting, structured ...

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                                              Christoffa
                                              • CENTRAL
                                                Small Stage
                                                Worringer Straße 140
                                                40210 Düsseldorf
                                              • August 29, 2014
                                                17:15 – 18:07
                                              • Duration: 52min
                                              Triple bill

                                              battery opera performance CA

                                              Everything

                                              Choreography: Lee Su-Feh

                                              She is the all-embracing mistress of ceremonies. With concentrated respect she transforms the stage into a sacred space. Her meditative gestures move between far-Eastern traditions and Western dance ...

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                                              Everything
                                                Triple bill

                                                Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre LT

                                                Waiting for Godot

                                                Choreography: Martynas Rimeikis

                                                A bare room, a road to nowhere. Vladimir and Estragon, the protagonists in Samuel Beckett’s play are two sad, gentle, graceful clowns in this melancholic miniature on stretching out time. They wander ...

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                                                Waiting for Godot

                                                  Moving Borders MX

                                                  NOSOTROS

                                                  Choreography: Jaciel Neri

                                                  Are we still friends? Or are we brothers already? These four dancers have something youthful about them when they whistle and wrestle, play football in the street, race towards one another and dance ...

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                                                  NOSOTROS
                                                  • tanzhaus nrw
                                                    Small Stage
                                                    Erkrather Str. 30
                                                    40233 Düsseldorf
                                                  • August 29, 2014
                                                    19:00 – 20:03
                                                  • Duration: 63min
                                                  Double bill

                                                  Dafi Dance Group IL

                                                  Never the Less

                                                  Choreography: Dafi Altabeb

                                                  This relationship has something hopeless and desperate about it. As close as the two dancers are – their leaps are a form of avoidance, their embrace a loss of self. Their harmony is complete and simultaneously ...

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                                                  Never the Less

                                                    EDx2 Dance Company KR

                                                    Modern Feeling

                                                    Choreography: Lee In-Soo

                                                    Two dancers dance with and against each other, synchronously and non-synchronously, embrace and strike one another. Their movements are athletic, highly physical and dynamic, somewhere between contemporary ...

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                                                    Modern Feeling
                                                    • Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus
                                                      Kleines Haus
                                                      Gustaf-Gründgens-Platz 1
                                                      40211 Düsseldorf
                                                    • August 29, 2014
                                                      19:00 – 20:15
                                                    • Duration: 75min
                                                    Triple bill

                                                    Goblin Party KR

                                                    I Go

                                                    Choreography: Lim Jin-Ho

                                                    Stillness and movement. A pair of opposites inextricably linked with one another. Three dancers explore the transitions. Falling eternally slowly only to suddenly leap endlessly upwards, bidding farewell ...

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                                                    I Go
                                                      Triple bill

                                                      Art project Bora KR

                                                      A Long talk to oneself

                                                      Choreography: Kim Bora

                                                      She is utterly alone, involved in a dialogue: Bora Kim is conducting a conversation with a video of herself projected on stage. In the confrontation with her own self, visible in sequences from earlier ...

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                                                      A Long talk to oneself

                                                        Aakash Odedra limited UK

                                                        Murmur / Inked

                                                        Choreography: Murmur: Aakash Odedra & Lewis Major / Inked: Damien Jalet

                                                        Books, newspapers, emails – the written word helps us to understand one another. But what happens when the letters of the alphabet swirl around and words make no sense any more? In “Murmur,” Aakash ...

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                                                        Murmur / Inked
                                                        • Forum Leverkusen
                                                          Am Büchelter Hof 9
                                                          51373 Leverkusen
                                                        • August 29, 2014
                                                          19:00 – 20:30
                                                        • Duration: 90min

                                                        La Veronal SP

                                                        Siena

                                                        Choreography: Marcos Morau

                                                        A museum at night. A huge Titian, the portrait of a naked woman. A woman is sitting gazing at the picture. A man stands in a doorway watching the woman. Female dancers in fencing clothes perform a scurrilous, ...

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                                                        Siena
                                                        • Capitol Theater
                                                          Theatersaal
                                                          Erkrather Straße 30
                                                          40233 Düsseldorf
                                                        • August 29, 2014
                                                          21:30 – 22:30
                                                        • Duration: 60min

                                                        Cie étantdonné FR

                                                        Les Noces

                                                        Choreography: Frédérike Unger, Jérôme Ferron

                                                        Five young people, at first separated and then circling one another. They play about, touch each other, let each other go. A wedding party. The atmosphere, at first relaxed, then boisterous, becomes ...

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                                                        Les Noces
                                                        • tanzhaus nrw
                                                          Small Stage
                                                          Erkrather Str. 30
                                                          40233 Düsseldorf
                                                        • August 29, 2014
                                                          21:30 – 22:15
                                                        • Duration: 45min

                                                        BANDART Productions (L1 Association) HU

                                                        Dancing Graffiti - There's always a wall

                                                        Choreography: Ch. Katalin Lengyel | Media: iSzabolcs Tóth-Zs

                                                        You can always find a wall. And a socket. Scarcely anything more is needed for this magical pas de deux between a woman dancer and a digital brush. At times she surrenders to it, allows herself to be ...

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                                                        Dancing Graffiti - There's always a wall
                                                        • tanzhaus nrw
                                                          Small Stage
                                                          Erkrather Str. 30
                                                          40233 Düsseldorf
                                                        • August 29, 2014
                                                          22:00 – 22:20
                                                        • Duration: 20min

                                                        Saturday August 30, 2014

                                                        Holland on the Move

                                                        “Holland on the Move” is a three-day special which focuses on Dutch dance. The programme will consist of live performances from the choreographers and dance companies Cie Woest, Arno Schuitemaker, ...

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                                                        Holland on the Move
                                                        • NRW-Forum Düsseldorf
                                                          NRW-Forum
                                                          Ehrenhof 2
                                                          40479 Düsseldorf
                                                        • August 30, 2014
                                                          10:00 – 14:00
                                                        • Duration: 240min

                                                        What are your needs for doing good work at the Tanzmesse 2016 ?

                                                        The internationale tanzmesse nrw regards itself as a network within the dance world. To ensure that the Tanzmesse continues to serve your needs, we are delighted to invite you to a one hour think-tank ...

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                                                        What are your needs for doing good work at the Tanzmesse 2016 ?
                                                        • NRW-Forum Düsseldorf
                                                          NRW-Forum
                                                          Ehrenhof 2
                                                          40479 Düsseldorf
                                                        • August 30, 2014
                                                          11:00 – 12:00
                                                        • Duration: 60min

                                                        Raimund Hoghe. Writing with Words and Bodies

                                                        The Düsseldorf choreographer Raimund Hoghe has a number of publications to his credit. He has worked as an author and journalist, and amongst his books are two about the work of Pina Bausch whose dramaturg ...

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                                                        Raimund Hoghe. Writing with Words and Bodies
                                                        • NRW-Forum Düsseldorf
                                                          NRW-Forum
                                                          Ehrenhof 2
                                                          40479 Düsseldorf
                                                        • August 30, 2014
                                                          12:00 – 13:00
                                                        • Duration: 60min

                                                        compagnie contrepoint FR

                                                        Les Bulles Chorégraphiques

                                                        Choreography: Yan Raballand

                                                        Every single one of these small danced stories is a self-enclosedcosmos. What links them is a common aesthetic. Tender, intimateand poetic, they fit their subject exactly: Raballand’s miniatures dealwith ...

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                                                        Les Bulles Chorégraphiques
                                                        • Weltkunstzimmer
                                                          Düsseldorf City
                                                          Ronsdorfer Str. 77a
                                                          40233 Düsseldorf
                                                        • August 30, 2014
                                                          15:30 – 19:00
                                                        • Duration: 210min

                                                        Marco Vargas & Chloé Brûlé Company SP

                                                        Por casualidad

                                                        Choreography: Marco Vargas, Chloé Brûlé

                                                        In “Por casualidad” Marcos Vargas and Chloé Brûlé tell us about the power of the moment. From small, accidental meetings between strangers; wordless meetings that are no more than fleeting glances, ...

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                                                        Por casualidad
                                                        • Weltkunstzimmer
                                                          Düsseldorf City
                                                          Ronsdorfer Str. 77a
                                                          40233 Düsseldorf
                                                        • August 30, 2014
                                                          15:30 – 19:00
                                                        • Duration: 210min

                                                        Stephan Goldrajch BE

                                                        Torah for Buddies

                                                        Choreography: Stephan Goldrajch

                                                        Masks are elementary parts of Stephan Goldrajch’s work. In “Torah for Buddies“ the artist links the masks with dance – for only in performance do the masks attain their complete magnificence. ...

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                                                        Torah for Buddies
                                                        • Weltkunstzimmer
                                                          Düsseldorf City
                                                          Ronsdorfer Str. 77a
                                                          40233 Düsseldorf
                                                        • August 30, 2014
                                                          15:30 – 19:00
                                                        • Duration: 210min

                                                        Batarita Dance Company HU

                                                        Hair Off

                                                        Choreography: Batarita

                                                        Inspired by the cultures of Asia Batarita links the language of Butoh dance and it’s ideas of inner guidance with an expressive European dance style. A divided self can only regain wholeness by getting ...

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                                                        Hair Off
                                                        • Weltkunstzimmer
                                                          Düsseldorf City
                                                          Ronsdorfer Str. 77a
                                                          40233 Düsseldorf
                                                        • August 30, 2014
                                                          15:30 – 19:00
                                                        • Duration: 210min

                                                        Babirusa Danza SP

                                                        ¿M.R.U.M.? Can You Give Me A Movement/Gift?

                                                        Choreography: Babirusa Danza

                                                        Give me a movement! The Babirusa Danza actors examine, reflect and serve up the gestures entrusted to them by passers-by. Projected as a video installation on cardboard boxes the “movement-gifts” ...

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                                                        ¿M.R.U.M.? Can You Give Me A Movement/Gift?
                                                        • Weltkunstzimmer
                                                          Düsseldorf City
                                                          Ronsdorfer Str. 77a
                                                          40233 Düsseldorf
                                                        • August 30, 2014
                                                          15:30 – 19:00
                                                        • Duration: 210min

                                                        Henrietta Horn DE

                                                        ROTLICHT

                                                        Choreography: Henrietta Horn

                                                        “ROTLICHT” is a mutually inspired play. Just as Henrietta Horn reacts to sounds and translates them into dance, the multi-instrumentalist Dorothée Hahne orientates her music around the movements ...

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                                                        ROTLICHT
                                                        • Weltkunstzimmer
                                                          Düsseldorf City
                                                          Ronsdorfer Str. 77a
                                                          40233 Düsseldorf
                                                        • August 30, 2014
                                                          15:30 – 19:00
                                                        • Duration: 210min

                                                        Pere Faura SP

                                                        Bomberos con grandes mangueras

                                                        Choreography: Pere Faura

                                                        The aesthetics of arousal are at the centre of Pere Faura’s performance. The ceaseless circling of hula-hoops to the music of Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons”, accompanied by erotic groans, is an interplay ...

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                                                        Bomberos con grandes mangueras
                                                        • Weltkunstzimmer
                                                          Düsseldorf City
                                                          Ronsdorfer Str. 77a
                                                          40233 Düsseldorf
                                                        • August 30, 2014
                                                          15:30 – 19:00
                                                        • Duration: 210min

                                                        AQUAMARIN.40213

                                                        Choreography: Angie Hiesl + Roland Kaiser

                                                        In their site-specific installation and performance project AQUAMARIN.40213 Angie Hiesl, Roland Kaiser and their international ensemble of seven dancers deal with the theme of water. What role does this ...

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                                                        AQUAMARIN.40213
                                                        • Johannes-Rau-Platz
                                                          Apollo Platz
                                                          40213 Düsseldorf
                                                        • August 30, 2014
                                                          15:30 – 17:30
                                                        • Duration: 120min

                                                        KOPERGIETERY BE

                                                        The (im)possible Friendship Between Augustijn and Stef

                                                        Choreography: Seppe Baeyens

                                                        Is this the start of a wonderful friendship? Hardly possible. One of the two, Augustijn , is a seven-year old, curly red-head with a shy smile. The other, Stef, is a bearded hipster and a real weirdo. ...

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                                                        The (im)possible Friendship Between Augustijn and Stef
                                                        • FFT Juta
                                                          Kasernenstraße 6
                                                          40213 Düsseldorf
                                                        • August 30, 2014
                                                          16:00 – 16:45
                                                        • Duration: 45min

                                                        Creating work for young audiences: important realtionships

                                                        “The impossible Friendship between Augustijn and Stef” by Seppe Baeyens portrays a friendship which goes beyond the boundaries of age. It is possible to view this as a metaphor for the development ...

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                                                        Creating work for young audiences: important realtionships
                                                        • FFT Juta
                                                          Kasernenstraße 6
                                                          40213 Düsseldorf
                                                        • August 30, 2014
                                                          17:00 – 18:00
                                                        • Duration: 60min

                                                        Danish Dance Theatre DK

                                                        Black Diamond

                                                        Choreography: Tim Rushton

                                                        The pieces of coal in the black diamond have developed so much that they have turned into electrical conductors. This is, in any case. what happens in the latest production by the Danish Dance Theatre. ...

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                                                        Black Diamond
                                                        • tanzhaus nrw
                                                          Small Stage
                                                          Erkrather Str. 30
                                                          40233 Düsseldorf
                                                        • August 30, 2014
                                                          19:00 – 20:15
                                                        • Duration: 75min
                                                        Double bill

                                                        Bereishit Dance Company KR

                                                        Balance & Imbalance

                                                        Choreography: Park Soon-ho

                                                        An experiment between East and West, a study of differing movement sensations. Whipped on by drums, two then four, and finally six dancers drive themselves on and on. A master of ceremonies bellows orders. ...

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                                                        Balance & Imbalance

                                                          Huang Yi TW

                                                          Double Yellow Lines

                                                          Choreography: Huang Yi

                                                          Whether we discover the yellow lines or not depends on our powers of imagination. Maybe it’s a strip of ivory piano keys illuminated in the dark. Or could it be an ultimatum, “no stopping here“, ...

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                                                          Double Yellow Lines
                                                          • CENTRAL
                                                            Small Stage
                                                            Worringer Straße 140
                                                            40210 Düsseldorf
                                                          • August 30, 2014
                                                            19:00 – 20:30
                                                          • Duration: 90min
                                                          Double bill

                                                          Lucyna Zwolinska DE

                                                          Droga

                                                          Choreography: Lucyna Zwolinska

                                                          Against a backdrop of rushing rain and piano music Lucyna Zwolinska presents us with the sight of three graceful Asian dancers confronting the impressive figure of a two-metre tall man. The young choreographer ...

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                                                          Droga

                                                            Iseli-Chiodi Company, Lux Boreal and Horsemen Pass By IE/MX

                                                            Fit/Misfit

                                                            Choreography: Alexandre Iseli & Jazmin Chiodi

                                                            Martial dynamism, total exhaustion, aimless floundering and cool pulp fiction outfits. Four dancers confront each other in an undefined place in a white no-mans-land between Ireland and Mexico. Black ...

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                                                            Fit/Misfit
                                                            • Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus
                                                              Kleines Haus
                                                              Gustaf-Gründgens-Platz 1
                                                              40211 Düsseldorf
                                                            • August 30, 2014
                                                              19:00 – 19:45
                                                            • Duration: 45min

                                                            Niv Sheinfeld & Oren Laor IL

                                                            Two Room Apartment

                                                            Choreography: Niv Sheinfeld, Oren Laor

                                                            Two areas mark out two rooms and a common living space. Niv Sheinfeld and Oren Laor, a couple in real life and on stage, pace off their relationship. Unsympathetically minimalist and astonishingly physical, ...

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                                                            Two Room Apartment
                                                            • tanzhaus nrw
                                                              Small Stage
                                                              Erkrather Str. 30
                                                              40233 Düsseldorf
                                                            • August 30, 2014
                                                              19:15 – 20:15
                                                            • Duration: 60min

                                                            Helsinki Dance Company FI

                                                            Jemina - act as you'd know her

                                                            Choreography: Jyrki Karttunen

                                                            “In the real world” is the song in the background, and we would love this to be the real world: Green fingernails, glamour and trash, turquoise glitter around our eyes and a completely pink robe. ...

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                                                            Jemina - act as you'd know her
                                                            • Capitol Theater
                                                              Theatersaal
                                                              Erkrather Straße 30
                                                              40233 Düsseldorf
                                                            • August 30, 2014
                                                              21:00 – 22:15
                                                            • Duration: 75min

                                                            Noema Dance Works / Alexandra Waierstall DE

                                                            Archaeologies Of A Near Future

                                                            Choreography: Alexandra Waierstall

                                                            What can make darkness visible and silence audible? How can movement be felt and perceptions be made conscious? In her work for three dancers the Düsseldorf choreographer Alexandra Waierstall examines ...

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                                                            Archaeologies Of A Near Future
                                                            • tanzhaus nrw
                                                              Small Stage
                                                              Erkrather Str. 30
                                                              40233 Düsseldorf
                                                            • August 30, 2014
                                                              21:00 – 22:30
                                                            • Duration: 90min
                                                            Double bill

                                                            Chelyabinsk Contemporary Dance Theater RU

                                                            Horizon and Beyond

                                                            Choreography: Olga Pona

                                                            For all its stringent form this show is highly physical. Four women dancers – or should we speak of contortionists who twist, tie themselves into knots, repel and attract each other to a suggestive ...

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                                                            Horizon and Beyond