Open Studios 2014

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Thursday 28 August 2014

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

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

Friday 29 August 2014

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

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