Programme 2014

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Wednesday 27 August 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
  • 27 August 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
  • 27 August 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
  • 27 August 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
    Studio
    Worringer Straße 140
    40210 Düsseldorf
  • 27 August 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
  • 27 August 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
  • 27 August 2014
    21:15 – 22:15
  • Duration: 60min

Thursday 28 August 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
  • 28 August 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
  • 28 August 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
  • 28 August 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
  • 28 August 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
  • 28 August 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
  • 28 August 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
  • 28 August 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
  • 28 August 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
  • 28 August 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
  • 28 August 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
  • 28 August 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
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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
  • 28 August 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
  • 28 August 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
    Studio
    Worringer Straße 140
    40210 Düsseldorf
  • 28 August 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
  • 28 August 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
  • 28 August 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
  • 28 August 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
  • 28 August 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
  • 28 August 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
  • 28 August 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
  • 28 August 2014
    22:00 – 22:20
  • Duration: 20min

Friday 29 August 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
  • 29 August 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
  • 29 August 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
  • 29 August 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
  • 29 August 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
  • 29 August 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
  • 29 August 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
  • 29 August 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
  • 29 August 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
  • 29 August 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
  • 29 August 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
  • 29 August 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
  • 29 August 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
    Studio
    Worringer Straße 140
    40210 Düsseldorf
  • 29 August 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
  • 29 August 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
  • 29 August 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
  • 29 August 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
  • 29 August 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
  • 29 August 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
  • 29 August 2014
    22:00 – 22:20
  • Duration: 20min

Saturday 30 August 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
  • 30 August 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
  • 30 August 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
  • 30 August 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
    Ronsdorfer Str. 77a
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • 30 August 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
    Ronsdorfer Str. 77a
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • 30 August 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
    Ronsdorfer Str. 77a
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • 30 August 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
    Ronsdorfer Str. 77a
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • 30 August 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
    Ronsdorfer Str. 77a
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • 30 August 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
    Ronsdorfer Str. 77a
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • 30 August 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
    Ronsdorfer Str. 77a
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • 30 August 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
  • 30 August 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
  • 30 August 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
  • 30 August 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
  • 30 August 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
    Studio
    Worringer Straße 140
    40210 Düsseldorf
  • 30 August 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
  • 30 August 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
  • 30 August 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
  • 30 August 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
  • 30 August 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