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