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Wednesday 31 August 2016

OPENING RECEPTION

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OPENING RECEPTION
  • tanzhaus nrw
    tanzhaus Foyer
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • 31 August 2016
    18:00 – 19:00
  • Duration: 60min

Andersson Dance & Scottish Ensemble SE

Goldberg Variations - ternary patterns for insomnia

Choreography: Örjan Andersson

In this new interpretation of J. S. Bach's masterpiece, eleven musicians and five dancers are choreographed together on stage as equal partners, giving the audience the singular experience of musicians ...

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Goldberg Variations - ternary patterns for insomnia

Nicola Galli IT

delle ultime visioni cutanee

Choreography: Nicola Galli / TIR Danza

Delle ultime visioni cutanee is based on the presentation of an installation environment, applying in an analytical way the principle of reproduction in the greenhouse. In this habitat the plant begins ...

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delle ultime visioni cutanee
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 6
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • 31 August 2016
    20:00 – 20:40
  • Duration: 40min
  • Booth: 115
    TIR Danza

Compagnie Autre MiNa FR

Génération [pomm]ée

Choreography: Mitia Fedotenko

The ambiguous title of Génération [pomm]ée (lost generation) is a wordplay referring both to the feeling of helplessness ("paumée") and the Apple logo ("pomme"), symbol of an ultra-technological ...

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Génération [pomm]ée
  • FFT Juta
    Kasernenstraße 6
    40213 Düsseldorf
  • 31 August 2016
    20:00 – 21:00
  • Duration: 60min
  • Booth: 85
    FRENCH RENDEZ-VOUS
Double bill

Cie Philipe Saire CH

Vacuum

Choreography: Philippe Saire

Vacuum generates impossible images and fantastic paintings, an interplay of bodies appearing and disappearing between black holes and dazzling lights. This duo is the third part of Dispositifs, a series ...

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Vacuum

Raimund Hoghe DE

Songs for Takashi

Choreography: Raimund Hoghe

With Songs for Takashi Raimund Hoghe continues his cooperation with dancer Takashi Ueno, who has turned into one of his most important protagonists in recent years. In Songs for Takashi Hoghe makes Ueno, ...

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Songs for Takashi
  • Stahlwerk
    Ronsdorfer Str. 134
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • 31 August 2016
    20:00 – 21:20
  • Duration: 80min

Choy Ka Fai SG

SoftMachine: Rianto

Choreography: Choy Ka Fai

Artist Choy Ka Fai has been compiling an inventory of Asian dance since 2012. For his multimedia archive and performance cycle SoftMachine, he has collected 88 interviews with dance makers and created ...

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SoftMachine: Rianto
Double bill

Classifiable Movement HK

Line II

Choreography: Chen Kai

As one of the creations of the Classifiable Movement series, Line II is a visionary exploration and investigation of the geometric human body in relation to its linear movement. Gun-shu, a martial arts ...

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Line II

    Cie Mossoux-Bonté BE

    Vice Versa

    Choreography: Nicole Mossoux, Patrick Bonté

    Entangled in physical intimacy, two women swing back and forth. As if melted into one, they make a common stand against the violence of the world. They move to the rhythm of an ancient song lamenting ...

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    Vice Versa
    • tanzhaus nrw
      Small Stage
      Erkrather Str. 30
      40233 Düsseldorf
    • 31 August 2016
      21:15 – 22:30
    • Duration: 75min
    • Booth: 21
      Belgium
    Triple bill

    KOREOPROJECT DE

    Try Zwei

    Choreography: Giorgia Maddamma & Stephan Brinkmann

    A woman and a man make out differences and similarities, in dance and by dancing. They experience distance and closeness. They playfully experiment with touching, embracing and lifting each other, thus ...

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    Try Zwei
    Triple bill

    Léa Tirabasso LU

    love me tender

    Choreography: Léa Tirabasso

    "Love is only the species' will for survival", says Arthur Schopenhauer in The Metaphysics of Love. love me tender unravels the hidden sides of our minds and our bitter but yet oh so sweet fantasies. ...

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    love me tender

    Katja Heitmann NL

    For iTernity

    Choreography: Katja Heitmann

    The individual experience will take 15-20 minutes. For iTernity is a requiem for an eternal dying swan, a dance-performance without a dancer. In For iTernity you are the only physical body, together ...

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    For iTernity
    • tanzhaus nrw
      tanzhaus Außenbereich
      Erkrather Str. 30
      40233 Düsseldorf
    • 31 August 2016
      22:00 – 23:59
    • Duration: 119min

    Carte Blanche - The Norwegian National Company of Contemporary Dance NO

    The Who of Things

    Choreography: Marcelo Evelin

    The Brazilian Indians thought of everything in the world as human: stones, trees, the sky, the rain. They also believed in preserving “the other” within themselves by means of cannibalism. Using ...

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    The Who of Things
    • tanzhaus nrw
      Big Stage
      Erkrather Str. 30
      40233 Düsseldorf
    • 31 August 2016
      23:00 – 23:50
    • Duration: 50min
    • Booth: 62
      Performing Arts Hub Norway

    Thursday 1 September 2016

    Regionteater Väst SE

    Utmaningar (Challenges)

    Choreography: Kasper Ravnhøj/Noora Hannula

    This dance performance consists of 22 scenes. Each poses a challenge in the form of conflicts, struggles, misunderstandings, or differences. As in a dream there is constant transformation, resulting ...

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    Utmaningar (Challenges)
    • tanzhaus nrw
      Studio 6
      Erkrather Str. 30
      40233 Düsseldorf
    • 1 September 2016
      11:30 – 12:30
    • Duration: 60min
    • Booth: 86
      MADEIN the NORDIC COUNTRIES

    Angie Hiesl + Roland Kaiser DE

    ID-clash

    Choreography: Angie Hiesl + Roland Kaiser

    Intercultural Performance and Installation Project on Trans Identity / Trans Sexuality Male? Female? Other? Transgender people do not conform to the expectations of the gender role assigned to them at ...

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    ID-clash
    • tanzhaus nrw
      tanzhaus Außenbereich
      Erkrather Str. 30
      40233 Düsseldorf
    • 1 September 2016
      15:45 – 17:30
    • Duration: 105min

    Janine Fletcher (solo artist) GB

    Trace Elements

    Choreography: Janine Fletcher

    A woman struggles to hold herself together; she goes over it again and again, trying to figure it out and leave it behind, but old habits die hard. Trace Elements asks the audience to witness the discomfort ...

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    Trace Elements
    • Fabrik Heeder
      Big Stage & Small Stage
      Virchowstraße 130
      47805 Krefeld
    • 1 September 2016
      16:00 – 18:30
    • Duration: 150min
    • Booth: 100
      Dance from England
    Triple bill

    NANOHACH CZ

    DEVOID

    Choreography: Michal Záhora

    At the beginning there were letters written by real people expressing their secret emotions, worries, fears. These authentic confessions, spun into a single polyphonic text, challenge the dancer to enter ...

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    DEVOID
    Triple bill

    Black Box Dance Company DK

    100 LIKES

    Choreography: Mari Carrasco

    What happens if you do not get any "LIKES"? If you have no profile on Facebook or Instagram, does it mean you do not exist? 100 LIKES is about young people's vulnerability, their dependence on social ...

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    100 LIKES

    Meimage Dance TW

    Camouflage

    Choreography: Ho, Hsiao-Mei

    Camouflage is the best way to ensure survival. It helps us to disguise frailty, gloominess and other qualities we want to hide from other people's eyes. Pretending to be someone else can generate new ...

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    Camouflage
    Double bill

    National Dance Company Wales GB

    Folk

    Choreography: Caroline Finn

    Folk will feature artistic director Caroline Finn’s darkly comic expressions of life and people, using her quirky and highly engaging choreographic style. Exploring themes of social dynamics, familiar ...

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    Folk

      Alexandra Waierstall DE

      And here we meet

      Choreography: Alexandra Waierstall

      The duet And here we meet is linked to Alexandra Waierstall's latest work A CITY SEEKING ITS BODIES (2015) in collaboration with the composer and pianist HAUSCHKA as well as an outlook of their upcoming ...

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      And here we meet
      • FFT Juta
        Kasernenstraße 6
        40213 Düsseldorf
      • 1 September 2016
        20:00 – 21:00
      • Duration: 60min

      Montréal Danse CA

      Prisms

      Choreography: Benoît Lachambre

      Prisms, a colourful choreographic extravagance by Benoît Lachambre, looks into the presence and radiance of bodies. Abounding in humour and inventiveness, Prisms plays on our perceptions by means of ...

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      Prisms
      • tanzhaus nrw
        Big Stage
        Erkrather Str. 30
        40233 Düsseldorf
      • 1 September 2016
        21:00 – 22:00
      • Duration: 60min
      • Booth: 83
        CINARS / Quebec on Stage

      ROSER LÓPEZ ESPINOSA ES

      NOVEMBER

      Choreography: Roser López Espinosa

      NOVEMBER is a playing field for three dancers to create an autumnal landscape. As if posing for a collection of postcards, their bodies become entangled in physical games, constructions and mechanisms. ...

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      NOVEMBER

      compagnie MAD FR

      MEMENTO VIVERE

      Choreography: Sylvain Groud

      MEMENTO VIVERE, which literally translates as "Remember you must live", is an enthusiastic celebration of life, a hymn to the present moment. The dancers' bodies express, in haiku-like concision, the ...

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      MEMENTO VIVERE
      • Stahlwerk
        Ronsdorfer Str. 134
        40233 Düsseldorf
      • 1 September 2016
        21:00 – 22:00
      • Duration: 60min
      • Booth: 85
        FRENCH RENDEZ-VOUS

      VerTeDance CZ

      CORRECTION

      Choreography: VerTeDance & Jiří Havelka

      Imagine a world where you cannot progress no matter how hard you try. Your feet are tied to the ground while the object of your desire might be ever so near, but you cannot reach it. Or can you? VerTeDance ...

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      CORRECTION

      Shan Gao Dance DE

      A daydream enters the infinite darkness

      Choreography: Shan Gao

      "Don't turn your head. Keep looking at the bandaged place. That's where the light enters you." Mevlana Rumi, Persian poet and mystic. Facebook Twitter Instagram

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      A daydream enters the infinite darkness
      • tanzhaus nrw
        Small Stage
        Erkrather Str. 30
        40233 Düsseldorf
      • 1 September 2016
        21:15 – 22:40
      • Duration: 85min
      • Booth: 43
        Tanzland NRW
      Triple bill

      Company SIGA KR

      Rest

      Choreography: Lee Jaeyoung

      A ball restlessly bouncing on the ground. A body imbued with inexhaustible energy. And both yearning for a rest. Starting off with the ball as a prop, it soon becomes an image for the dancers' bodies ...

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      Rest
      Triple bill

      YANG Hao HK

      Outspoken

      Choreography: Yang Hao

      Outspoken is a reflection on the limits of dance as a means of expression. Yang Hao faces the boundaries of a discipline he has studied since childhood. Owing to the fact that dance is in many respects ...

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      Outspoken

        Friday 2 September 2016

        Angie Hiesl + Roland Kaiser DE

        ID-clash

        Choreography: Angie Hiesl + Roland Kaiser

        Intercultural Performance and Installation Project on Trans Identity / Trans Sexuality Male? Female? Other? Transgender people do not conform to the expectations of the gender role assigned to them at ...

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        ID-clash
        • tanzhaus nrw
          tanzhaus Außenbereich
          Erkrather Str. 30
          40233 Düsseldorf
        • 2 September 2016
          15:45 – 17:30
        • Duration: 105min

        Arts Mouvementés CH

        Le Récital des Postures

        Choreography: Yasmine Hugonnet

        A recital is a concert for a single instrument – in this case, for a body. In nearly utter silence on a bare stage, the soloist strikes poses – postures – maintains them in a meditative fashion, ...

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        Le Récital des Postures
        Double bill

        collettivo NaDa / Interno5 IT

        ACROSS THE BORDER / a human journey into the beauty

        Choreography: Antonello Tudisco

        Can we break the boundaries drawn by space and go beyond the limits of human touch? And if so, how can we stay true to beauty? A number of works of art from various epochs and cultures (Michelangelo's ...

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        ACROSS THE BORDER / a human journey into the beauty

        Joan Clevillé Dance GB

        Plan B for Utopia

        Choreography: Joan Clevillé

        You have a plan, and then you don't. You have a dream, and then you wake up. You fall in love, and your heart gets broken. The question is: do you pick up the pieces and try again? Swinging between humour ...

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        Plan B for Utopia
        • FFT Kammerspiele
          Jahnstr. 3
          40215 Düsseldorf
        • 2 September 2016
          16:00 – 17:00
        • Duration: 60min
        • Booth:
          The Work Room Scotland

        diskodanny.com SG

        Cheerleader of Europe

        Choreography: Daniel Kok

        Europeans have become impatient and sceptical about the European Project. Austerity measures, terrorism and immigration fears cast a long shadow across the continent. One artist, who believes in the ...

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        Cheerleader of Europe
        • FFT Juta
          Kasernenstraße 6
          40213 Düsseldorf
        • 2 September 2016
          18:00 – 19:00
        • Duration: 60min

        Rojas y Rodríguez ES

        Titanium

        Choreography: Carlos Rodríguez

        Titanium unites dance styles born on the street: break dance mixed with flamenco attitude and the rawness of hip-hop culture. The all-male cast of nine dancers fuse urban styles with a shared history ...

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        Titanium
        Double bill

        Jeon misook Dance Company KR

        Bow

        Choreography: Jeon misook

        Is bowing merely a gesture of welcome or is there a deeper meaning behind it? The Korean choreography Bow centres around a widespread gesture in Eastern culture, an act full of beauty showing politeness ...

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        Bow

        Liquid Loft AT

        Candy's Camouflage - Imploding Portraits Inevitable

        Choreography: Chris Haring

        The Imploding Portraits Inevitable-Series, inspired by the film-work of Andy Warhol, continues with the new performance Candy’s Camouflage. Projections of the feminine – or what one may take for ...

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        Candy's Camouflage - Imploding Portraits Inevitable
        • tanzhaus nrw
          Big Stage
          Erkrather Str. 30
          40233 Düsseldorf
        • 2 September 2016
          21:00 – 22:00
        • Duration: 60min
        • Booth: 80
          European Dancehouse Network

        E-Motion DE

        Rōnin - Made in Germany

        Choreography: Takao Baba

        Is there a parallel between the image of the Japanese Rōnin, the abandoned and homeless Samurai warrior, and the reality of an immigration society like Germany? What makes people radicalise when they ...

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        Rōnin - Made in Germany
        • FFT Juta
          Kasernenstraße 6
          40213 Düsseldorf
        • 2 September 2016
          21:00 – 22:00
        • Duration: 60min

        MMContemporary Dance Company IT

        Bolero

        Choreography: Michele Merola

        Ravel's Bolero (1928) has lost nothing of its overwhelming force and all-pervading sensuality. In his interpretation, the choreographer focuses on the almost inexhaustible range of human relations, particularly ...

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        Bolero
        Double bill

        Victor Fung Dance HK

        FROM THE TOP

        Choreography: Victor Fung

        FROM THE TOP is a witty dance work that explores the power relations between performers and dance makers. The audience witness a fictional scenario based on the everyday life of dance artists and look ...

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        FROM THE TOP

          Maciej Kuźmiński PL

          Repetition

          Choreography: Maciej Kuźmiński

          Repetition, a visual essay about the essence of identity, poses the question if there is such a thing as repetition. As in Bergman's Persona, the differences and similarities between two women seem to ...

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          Repetition
          Double bill

          B.DANCE TW

          Hugin/Munin

          Choreography: Po-Cheng Tsai

          In old Norse mythology there are two ravens sitting on either shoulder of Odin: Hugin and Munin, whose names mean "thought" and "memory", respectively. Flying out over Midgard (as their world is called), ...

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          Hugin/Munin

          Luke George and Collaborators AU

          Erotic Dance

          Choreography: Luke George

          Erotic Dance is a duet between dancer, Luke George and sound artist, Nick Roux. Exploring the sensuality of form, it summons an experience of art that is primitive and seductive, intimate and visceral. ...

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          Erotic Dance
          • tanzhaus nrw
            Studio 6
            Erkrather Str. 30
            40233 Düsseldorf
          • 2 September 2016
            22:00 – 22:50
          • Duration: 50min
          • Booth: 40
            Dance in Australia

          diskodanny.com SG

          Cheerleader of Europe

          Choreography: Daniel Kok

          Europeans have become impatient and sceptical about the European Project. Austerity measures, terrorism and immigration fears cast a long shadow across the continent. One artist, who believes in the ...

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          Cheerleader of Europe

          Saturday 3 September 2016

          Angie Hiesl + Roland Kaiser DE

          ID-clash

          Choreography: Angie Hiesl + Roland Kaiser

          Intercultural Performance and Installation Project on Trans Identity / Trans Sexuality Male? Female? Other? Transgender people do not conform to the expectations of the gender role assigned to them at ...

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          ID-clash
          • tanzhaus nrw
            tanzhaus Außenbereich
            Erkrather Str. 30
            40233 Düsseldorf
          • 3 September 2016
            15:45 – 17:30
          • Duration: 105min

          Kerman FR

          C2I

          Choreography: Sebastien Ly

          On a dimly lit stage otherwise drowned in darkness, the dancer's slightest body jerks become visible. The mellow brownish light hints at the colour of a negative film, which the dancer transforms into ...

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          C2I
          • Fabrik Heeder
            Big Stage & Small Stage
            Virchowstraße 130
            47805 Krefeld
          • 3 September 2016
            16:00 – 18:10
          • Duration: 130min
          • Booth: 85
            FRENCH RENDEZ-VOUS
          Triple bill

          In Theatre TW

          Tschüss!! Bunny

          Choreography: Liu Yen Cheng

          The phrase, qu si ba ni, which means ‘Go To Hell!’ in Chinese is transliterated into ‘Tschüss!! Bunny.’ These terms contribute to the idea of death and goodbye and epitomize the main concept ...

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          Tschüss!! Bunny
          Triple bill

          <fidget> US

          Dust

          Choreography: Megan Bridge

          Time expands, narrative shimmers forth and slips away; formalism meets humanity in fidget's staging of Robert Ashley's opera Dust. With a cast of five dancers, choreographer Megan Bridge cultivates a ...

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          Dust

          XL Production BE

          Têtes à Têtes

          Choreography: Maria Clara Villa Lobos

          Têtes à Têtes follows the adventures and misadventures of two (literally) big-headed, puppet-like characters. Their habitat is projected in the form of animated drawings with which they interact as ...

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          Têtes à Têtes
          • FFT Juta
            Kasernenstraße 6
            40213 Düsseldorf
          • 3 September 2016
            16:00 – 16:50
          • Duration: 50min
          • Booth: 21
            Belgium

          Destins Croisés CA

          Lien(s) /Link(s)

          Choreography: Ismaël Mouaraki

          Link(s) unveils an abstract, experimental universe, where urban and contemporary dance converge. Five performers bring the boundless possibilities of the body to attention, highlighting the physical, ...

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          Lien(s) /Link(s)
          Double bill

          DON GNU DK

          N.A.R.G. - North Arena Rumble Game

          Choreography: Jannik Elkaer and Kristoffer Louis Andrup Pedersen

          As the stage floor is replaced by a large and undulating balancing disk, the terms and means of physical expression and meaning are drastically rewritten in DON GNU's latest performance N.A.R.G. - North ...

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          N.A.R.G. - North Arena Rumble Game

          LeeSaar The Company US

          ... and roses

          Choreography: Choreographer: Saar Harari, Assistant to choreographer: Lee Sher

          Raised in Israel, choreographer/dancer Saar Harari experienced guns as an everyday presence in his upbringing. Being a soldier in Israel's Special Forces, he forged an intimate relationship with firearms. ...

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          ... and roses
          • tanzhaus nrw
            Big Stage
            Erkrather Str. 30
            40233 Düsseldorf
          • 3 September 2016
            21:00 – 22:00
          • Duration: 60min
          • Booth: 38
            The American Corner

          Theo Clinkard GB

          OF LAND AND TONGUE

          Choreography: Theo Clinkard

          Through eloquent dance, conversation and song, an exceptional cast of seven engage their audience in an intimate celebration of language and experience. OF LAND AND TONGUE, staged at unconventional venues ...

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          OF LAND AND TONGUE
          • tanzhaus nrw
            Studio 6
            Erkrather Str. 30
            40233 Düsseldorf
          • 3 September 2016
            21:00 – 22:00
          • Duration: 60min
          • Booth: 107
            National Dance Network (UK)

          NBprojects NL

          3: THE GARDEN

          Choreography: Nicole Beutler

          Back to nature – a romantic performance. Nature stands for purity, authenticity and freedom, whereas culture is man-made and denotes civilisation, order, and planning. In her work 3: THE GARDEN, Nicole ...

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          3: THE GARDEN
          • Stahlwerk
            Ronsdorfer Str. 134
            40233 Düsseldorf
          • 3 September 2016
            21:00 – 22:00
          • Duration: 60min
          • Booth: 57
            Dutch Performing Arts

          Soul City FR

          Priyèr' Sï Priyèr'

          Choreography: Didier Boutiana

          In Priyèr' Sï Pryièr', three dancers delve into the realm of the sacred. Inspired by the religious and cultural practices of La Réunion, they develop their own rites, which they enrich with modern ...

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          Priyèr' Sï Priyèr'
          • FFT Kammerspiele
            Jahnstr. 3
            40215 Düsseldorf
          • 3 September 2016
            21:00 – 22:00
          • Duration: 60min
          • Booth: 8
            Soul City Company

          IceCraft Creations Pvt Ltd IN

          Kin

          Choreography: Miriam Peretz, Aakash Odedra and Kumudini Lakhia

          Sanjukta Sinha, one of India's most distinguished Kathak dancers, combines traditional Kathak with contemporary dance. The result is Kin, a piece consisting of three parts that sets out to discover the ...

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          Kin
          • tanzhaus nrw
            Small Stage
            Erkrather Str. 30
            40233 Düsseldorf
          • 3 September 2016
            21:15 – 22:20
          • Duration: 65min
          • Booth: 4
            ICECRAFT DANCE COMPANY