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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
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Big Stage
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • 31 August 2016
    20:00 – 21:05
  • Duration: 65min

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

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
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
  • FFT Kammerspiele
    Jahnstr. 3
    40215 Düsseldorf
  • 31 August 2016
    20:00 – 21:10
  • Duration: 70min
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
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
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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

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

Angie Hiesl Produktion 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
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
  • Forum Leverkusen
    Am Büchelter Hof 9
    51373 Leverkusen
  • 1 September 2016
    19:00 – 21:00
  • Duration: 120min
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
    FFT Juta, Blackbox
    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

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
  • FFT Juta
    Kasernenstraße 6
    40213 Düsseldorf
  • 1 September 2016
    21:00 – 21:50
  • Duration: 50min

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

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
  • FFT Kammerspiele
    Jahnstr. 3
    40215 Düsseldorf
  • 1 September 2016
    21:00 – 21:50
  • Duration: 50min

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
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 Produktion 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
  • Fabrik Heeder
    Big Stage & Small Stage
    Virchowstraße 130
    47805 Krefeld
  • 2 September 2016
    16:00 – 18:00
  • Duration: 120min
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

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
    FFT Juta, Blackbox
    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
  • Forum Leverkusen
    Am Büchelter Hof 9
    51373 Leverkusen
  • 2 September 2016
    19:00 – 21:00
  • Duration: 120min
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

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
  • Stahlwerk
    Ronsdorfer Str. 134
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • 2 September 2016
    21:00 – 22:10
  • Duration: 70min
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
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Small Stage
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • 2 September 2016
    21:15 – 22:10
  • Duration: 55min
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

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
    FFT Juta, Blackbox
    Kasernenstraße 6
    40213 Düsseldorf
  • 2 September 2016
    22:00 – 22:50
  • Duration: 50min

Saturday 3 September 2016

Angie Hiesl Produktion 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
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

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)
  • Forum Leverkusen
    Am Büchelter Hof 9
    51373 Leverkusen
  • 3 September 2016
    19:00 – 21:00
  • Duration: 120min
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

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

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

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

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