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Thursday August 30, 2018

iDAS NRW artists DE

Cooperativa Maura Morales – Phobos

Choreography: Maura Morales

The company shows excerpts of the work in progress Phobos, a piece for five female dancers dealing with the fear of powerlessness, shame and stigmatization from a female perspective. Therefore, the hermetic ...

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Cooperativa Maura Morales – Phobos
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 2
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 30, 2018
    15:30 – 15:50
  • Duration: 20min

Art Project BORA KR

Somoo

Choreography: Bora Kim

Somoo approaches the female body as a human body that we can see and touch, not as an idea or a fetish object. The work celebrates the liberation of the female body – the dancers start as puppets on ...

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Somoo
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 3
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 30, 2018
    15:30 – 15:50
  • Duration: 20min
  • Booth: 40
    Dance of Korea

GLiMT DK

STRAINER

Choreography: Lars Lindegaard Gregersen

The audience accompanies a person becoming a part of society and his attempts to decode the social rules between strangers, friends, colleagues, lovers and family. Rules that have become so complex through ...

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STRAINER
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 4
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 30, 2018
    15:30 – 15:50
  • Duration: 20min
  • Booth: 71
    Danish Arts Foundation

Caribbean Focus Forum

Welcome to “The Caribbean”! Cuba and Martinique (French Antilles) belong to this region which consists of more than 700 islands and reefs. The Focus Forum opens with the performance HYSTERIA by choreographer ...

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Caribbean Focus Forum
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 6
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 30, 2018
    15:30 – 17:00
  • Duration: 90min

E=mc2 Dance Company SE

Dance & Technology – a Love Story

Choreography: Mrs Gun Lund

With their interactive system for Radio Controlled Dancers, choreographer Gun Lund and Medical Doctor Lars Persson raise questions about relations, hierarchy, art and high-tech. The system gives new ...

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Dance & Technology – a Love Story

iDAS NRW artists DE

Alfredo Zinola – FOCUS, performance for children and adults about the body

Choreography: Alfredo Zinola

How can we use dance and theatre to talk about issues like body or sex positivity? In FOCUS we would like to offer a performance experience, where children and adults are invited to discover the human ...

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Alfredo Zinola – FOCUS, performance for children and adults about the body
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 2
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 30, 2018
    16:00 – 16:20
  • Duration: 20min

Colectivo Lamajara ES

Al Voltant

Choreography: Reinaldo Ribeiro & Daniel Rosado

A celebration of friendship, (re)presented by two individuals similar in physical appearance but different in their characteristics. The duo mimics the encounter and the experiences between friends, ...

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Al Voltant

Christine Bonansea Company US

OnlyHuman

Choreography: Christine Bonansea

OnlyHuman is a multimedia solo piece inspired by Friedrich Nietzsche’s aphoristic volume Human, All Too Human. The piece investigates the stark contradiction between our race’s capacity for freedom and ...

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OnlyHuman
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 4
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 30, 2018
    16:00 – 16:20
  • Duration: 20min
  • Booth: 38
    American Dance Abroad

iCoDaCo 2018 (International Contemporary Dance Collective) SE

TRANSFORMATION (iCoDaCo 2018)

Choreography: Lee Brummer, Joseph Lee, Mui Cheuk Yin, Eddie Ladd, Imre Vass, Weronika Pelczynska

iCoDaCo (International Contemporary Dance Collective) is a multi-year project that seeks to foster the artistic and cultural exchange among individuals and communities in Hong Kong, Poland, Hungary, ...

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TRANSFORMATION (iCoDaCo 2018)
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 5
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 30, 2018
    16:00 – 16:20
  • Duration: 20min
  • Booth: 61
    MADEIN the NORDIC COUNTRIES

iDAS NRW artists DE

Overhead Project – My Body is Your Body

Choreography: Tim Behren

Two groups of spectators sit opposite to each other, waiting for the performance to take place in between them. Tim Behren stages a performer trio for this interspace with one Korean dancer and a German-Chilean ...

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Overhead Project – My Body is Your Body
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 2
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 30, 2018
    16:30 – 16:50
  • Duration: 20min

Ballet de l'Opéra National du Rhin FR

Dancing Bach in the 21st century

Choreography: Bruno Bouché / Thusnelda Mercy

With Dancing Bach in the 21st century, choreographer Bruno Bouché has created a programme for the 32 dancers of the Ballet of the Opéra national du Rhin, which sets the benchmark for the European ballet ...

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Dancing Bach in the 21st century
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 3
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 30, 2018
    16:30 – 16:50
  • Duration: 20min
  • Booth: 39
    GRAND EST - FRANCE

Ayelen Parolin Cie / RUDA asbl BE

AUTOCTONOS II

Choreography: Ayelen Parolin

In Autóctonos II, choreographer Ayelen Parolin alludes to the imagery of the circle – supposed to bring (back) together, to unite – and is an affirmation of stability, of order and standardization. These ...

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AUTOCTONOS II
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 4
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 30, 2018
    16:30 – 16:50
  • Duration: 20min
  • Booth: 25
    Belgium

COMPAÑÍA ANTONIO RUZ ES

DOUBLE BACH

Choreography: Antonio Ruz

Double Bach is a collaborative project between choreographer Antonio Ruz and musician Pablo Martín Caminero. Caminero’s original idea was in fact to adapt the Suites for cello No 1 and 2 by J.S. Bach ...

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DOUBLE BACH
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 5
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 30, 2018
    16:30 – 16:50
  • Duration: 20min
  • Booth: 58
    ICEX- Dance from Spain

iDAS NRW artists DE

CocoonDance Company – DREAM CITY

Choreography: Rafaële Giovanola

CocoonDance presents an insight into their current works and works in progress that are all interconnected through a common movement language that creates a kind of glossary aiming to set bodies in motion ...

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CocoonDance Company – DREAM CITY
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 2
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 30, 2018
    17:00 – 17:20
  • Duration: 20min

Fabrizio Favale Le Supplici IT

CIRCEO

Choreography: Fabrizio Favale

Circeo is a promontory overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea. It is also the mythical place where Ulysses meets Circe. Before an expanded horizon, without familiar landmarks, the dancers permeate deeply throughout ...

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CIRCEO

Bára Sigfúsdóttir / Grip BE

being

Choreography: Bára Sigfúsdóttir

being has developed through the encounter of Icelandic choreographer and dancer Bára Sigfúsdóttir and the two Tehran artists Masoumeh Jalalieh and SeyedAlireza Mirmohammadi. Starting from the body as ...

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being
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 4
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 30, 2018
    17:00 – 17:20
  • Duration: 20min
  • Booth: 25
    Belgium

Liam Scanlon Dance IE

Nascanna

Choreography: Liam Scanlon

Nascanna – the Gaelic word for “links”. A collaboration between traditional Irish sean-nós dancer Liam Scanlon (Dance Ireland Associate Artist) and fiddle player David Doocey that delves into the relationship ...

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Nascanna
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 5
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 30, 2018
    17:00 – 17:20
  • Duration: 20min
  • Booth: 24
    Dance Ireland

CHECK THE CZECHS & SLOVAKS! – Gateway to Czech and Slovak dance

Welcome to a tour of Czech and Slovak dance developments since the Velvet Revolution! Your guides to recent decades of unprecedented change in Czechia and Slovakia will be E. McLaren and Y. Kreuzmannová, ...

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CHECK THE CZECHS & SLOVAKS! – Gateway to Czech and Slovak dance
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 6
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 30, 2018
    17:15 – 18:45
  • Duration: 90min

iDAS NRW artists DE

Emanuele Soavi incompany – ATLAS I / ANY BODY SOUNDS

Choreography: Emanuele Soavi & Jone San Martin

ANY BODY SOUNDS is both a sound explosion and a physical improvisation. Together with long-time Forsythe dancer Jone San Martin Emanuele Soavi explores the relation between sound and body from within. ...

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Emanuele Soavi incompany – ATLAS I / ANY BODY SOUNDS
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 2
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 30, 2018
    17:30 – 17:50
  • Duration: 20min

Physical Momentum MX

In third Person

Choreography: Francisco Córdova

In third Person is derived from the idea of “the Other” as ourselves: contemplating and watching oneself through the eyes of the others, literally talking about oneself in third person. It alludes to ...

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In third Person

BERTWIN RAVI DSOUZA COMPANY IN

MOKSH

Choreography: BERTWIN RAVI DSOUZA

In his solo work MOKSH, choreographer and performer Bertwin Ravi Dsouza presents the journey of an Ascetic, a holy devotee of Lord Shiva, who performs all the religious sacrifices and rituals in order ...

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MOKSH
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 4
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 30, 2018
    17:30 – 17:50
  • Duration: 20min
  • Booth: 107
    Phizzical

ZfinMalta Dance Ensemble MT

Golden Record

Choreography: Paolo Mangiola

The collaboration between visual artist Austin Camilleri and choreographer Paolo Mangiola is inspired by the “Golden Records”: gold-plated phonograph records, launched on the 1977 Voyager Spacecraft ...

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Golden Record
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 5
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 30, 2018
    17:30 – 17:50
  • Duration: 20min
  • Booth: 55
    ŻfinMalta Dance Ensemble

iDAS NRW artists DE

Reut Shemesh – WITNESS

Choreography: Reut Shemesh

Witness is a result of a long conversation with the aesthetic of the Tanzgarde, through the study of the movement repertory and the traditions that lead to its practice. It is a melange of the Tanzgarde ...

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Reut Shemesh – WITNESS
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 2
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 30, 2018
    18:00 – 18:20
  • Duration: 20min

Centro de Producción de Danza Contemporánea / CEPRODAC MX

HORSE[M]EN

Choreography: Jaciel Neri

HORSE[M]EN revolves around the iconography of the horse: the domesticated horse as a representation of a rider’s power, (alleged) supremacy and leadership abilities. A sarcastic comment on political ...

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HORSE[M]EN

dancemeasheep SG/FR

Of Fish Dreaming

Choreography: Christina Chan & Aymeric Bichon

Of Fish Dreaming is an international Collaboration Project between Christina Chan (Singapore) and Aymeric Bichon (France) and their collective dancemeasheep. Supported by the Singapore National Arts ...

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Of Fish Dreaming

Friday August 31, 2018

GEN Danza UY

Big Bang

Choreography: Andrea Arobba

Big Bang is defined as a contemporary dance concert. It explores scientific themes, particularly derived from physics and cosmology. Technologies specially developed for this piece are used, including ...

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Big Bang

Kitt Johnson X-act DK

MELLEMRUM – a performative site- and community specific walk

Choreography: Kitt Johnson

The MELLEMRUM (Danish for “interspace”) walks invite audiences to experience a specific area from new angles. Moving through known and unknown places to a number of site-specific performances and interventions, ...

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MELLEMRUM – a performative site- and community specific walk
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 3
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 31, 2018
    15:30 – 15:50
  • Duration: 20min
  • Booth: 71
    Danish Arts Foundation

Company Alias CH

contre-mondes

Choreography: Guilherme Botelho

We are aware that something is there but we are unable to see it. There is nothing for our eyes to gaze at, our ears to listen to or our hands to touch, yet we feel a presence, a vibration, an energy. ...

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contre-mondes

Chinese Focus Forum

The Focus Forum hosted by manager/producer Li Hong examines the dance scene and development of contemporary dance in China over the last 40 years. A team of experts discusses the status quo and looks ...

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Chinese Focus Forum
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 6
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 31, 2018
    15:30 – 17:00
  • Duration: 90min

KHZ FR

MORITURI (to create is a fight)

Choreography: Vidal Bini

MORITURI (to create is a fight) is a solo work in which the moving body collides with the imagery of war memorials, language drawn from the writings of M. J. Mondzain and D. Harraway, live photography ...

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MORITURI (to create is a fight)
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 5
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 31, 2018
    15:30 – 15:50
  • Duration: 20min
  • Booth: 39
    GRAND EST - FRANCE

Danscentrum Stockholm SE

Bibi Ha Bibi

Choreography: Aloun Marchal & Henrique Furtado Vieira

With Bibi Ha Bibi, the performing arts company Possibilitas explores a wide range of sounds and movements with clashing styles, from sports fighting to teasing childish games, from rumbling noises to ...

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Bibi Ha Bibi
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 2
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 31, 2018
    16:00 – 16:20
  • Duration: 20min
  • Booth: 72
    SWEDISH BOOTH

Alpo Aaltokoski Company FI

Ali & Alpo

Choreography: Alpo Aaltokoski

Ali & Alpo contemplates the similarities and differences between Arabic and Western art and culture. The joint work by Iraqi oud lute virtuoso Ali Alawad and choreographer and dance artist Alpo Aaltokoski ...

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Ali & Alpo
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 3
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 31, 2018
    16:00 – 16:20
  • Duration: 20min
  • Booth: 69
    Dance Info Finland

Compagnie Irene K. ArtSinnThese e.V. DE

Eat it !

Choreography: Irene Kalbusch

Eat it ! is an adventurous story about the earth and the fruit it bears. Every thin slice that iIs being cut reveals an ever so delicate human and political message. Digging, rooting, within your body ...

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Eat it !
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 4
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 31, 2018
    16:00 – 16:20
  • Duration: 20min
  • Booth: 62
    Tanzland NRW

Rob Heaslip Dance UK

Endling

Choreography: Rob Heaslip

Think folk outside the box; a collision of popular and folk culture in a world of acid pink, green and purple. ENDLING is the first ensemble work of the new trilogy A GLIMPSE OF FLESH & BLOOD exploring ...

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Endling
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 5
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 31, 2018
    16:00 – 16:20
  • Duration: 20min
  • Booth: 93
    Dance from Scotland

AWA As We Are LU

With my eyes

Choreography: Baptiste Hilbert

In With my eyes, the audience slips into the skin of a young woman who is torn internally by the choices she must make to fully live her spirituality. In her search for meaning in her life, she turns ...

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With my eyes
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 2
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 31, 2018
    16:30 – 16:50
  • Duration: 20min
  • Booth: 44
    DANCE FROM LUXEMBOURG

Alexander Whitley Dance Company GB

8 Minutes

Choreography: Alexander Whitley

With an installation of high-definition imagery from award-winning visual artist Tal Rosner and a score by the electroacoustic music innovator Daniel Wohl, 8 Minutes explores the multiple ways we relate ...

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8 Minutes
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 3
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 31, 2018
    16:30 – 16:50
  • Duration: 20min
  • Booth: 12
    Dance from England

Alexandra Waierstall DE

ANNNA³. The Worlds of Infinite Shifts

Choreography: Alexandra Waierstall

In 2018, Alexandra Waierstall collaborates once more with composer/pianist HAUSCHKA. Three dancers go through heroic, emotional and existential processes, which seem fatefully sketched out. In several ...

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ANNNA³. The Worlds of Infinite Shifts
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 4
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 31, 2018
    16:30 – 16:50
  • Duration: 20min

Frikar NO

iSola

Choreography: Hallgrim Hansegård

Democracy has to prove its capacity to master radical changes such as reversing the climate change. Can we use dance to comprehend our psychological processes of choosing between the ego and the collective, ...

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iSola
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 5
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 31, 2018
    16:30 – 16:50
  • Duration: 20min
  • Booth: 103
    camin aktion

National Dance Company Wales GB

Tundra

Choreography: Marcos Morau

Eight dancers unite into one organism, a kind of centipede with many limbs, as if controlled by a brain. Tundra draws upon Russian Revolution in Soviet times and folkloristic Russian folk dances to reflect ...

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Tundra
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 2
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 31, 2018
    17:00 – 17:20
  • Duration: 20min
  • Booth: 99
    Dance from Wales

Interno5 IT

Act of Mercy

Choreography: Antonello Tudisco

Inspired by Caravaggio’s painting “The seven works of mercy”, choreographer Antonello Tudisco investigate the idea of “mercy” and the questions that are raised by it: Can goodness be cruel? Is assisting ...

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Act of Mercy

Neopost Foofwa CH

DANSONgS

Choreography: Foofwa d’Imobilité

DANSONgS is a new dance form, where poetry and gesture, voice and movement are intertwined. When a song is based on a melody, a DANSONg is merely based on body musicality. As part of the GLocal project, ...

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DANSONgS

Jean Abreu Dance UK

Solo for Two

Choreography: Jean Abreu

Two dancers, two sides of the same coin, caught in a struggle to find their place in the world. A little robot called ‘Macheba’ both interacts and observes the dancers, mirroring and absorbing our human ...

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Solo for Two
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 5
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 31, 2018
    17:00 – 17:50
  • Duration: 50min
  • Booth: 12
    Dance from England

Focus Forum: Dance in Latin America

What do we talk about when we talk about Latin American dance? The Latin American Focus Forum reflects on the methods of production that affect personal and collective practices, and deepen into the ...

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Focus Forum: Dance in Latin America
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 6
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 31, 2018
    17:15 – 18:45
  • Duration: 90min

John Scott Dance IE

Everything Now

Choreography: John Scott

Everything Now is a work for our horrible era, an imperfect, half beautiful journey, uniting the supple with the awkward. Choreographer John Scott combines movements, signals, gestures, shoutings, weepings ...

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Everything Now
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 2
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 31, 2018
    17:30 – 17:50
  • Duration: 20min
  • Booth: 24
    Dance Ireland

Shaper/Caper GB

Within This Dust

Choreography: Thomas Small

Within This explores the events surrounding 9/11 and is inspired by the iconic series of photographs by Richard Drew that capture a man falling from the World Trade Center during the attacks. It balances ...

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Within This Dust
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 3
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 31, 2018
    17:30 – 17:50
  • Duration: 20min
  • Booth: 93
    Dance from Scotland

Simone Mousset LU

The Passion of Andrea 2 (working title)

Choreography: Simone Mousset

The Passion of Andrea 2 (working title) is inspired by feelings of insecurity and confusion in a world of growing competition, suspicion, and the memory and escalation of conflicts past and present. ...

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The Passion of Andrea 2 (working title)
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 4
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 31, 2018
    17:30 – 17:50
  • Duration: 20min
  • Booth: 44
    DANCE FROM LUXEMBOURG

Company Seeta Patel GB

A Bharatanatyam reimagining of The Rite of Spring

Choreography: Seeta Patel

Bharatanatyam dancer/choreographer Seeta Patel takes on the challenge of reimagining the iconic Rite of Spring for an international cast of Bharatanatyam dancers. This open studio presents an extract ...

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A Bharatanatyam reimagining of The Rite of Spring
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 5
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 31, 2018
    17:30 – 17:50
  • Duration: 20min
  • Booth: 12
    Dance from England

HORSE TW

ONE DANCE, ONE DANCES, ONE DANCED

Choreography: Wu-Kang Chen

No matter how we dance, no matter through what process, the secretion of sweat will certainly happen. If we can gather all the sweat and analyze it, maybe we can measure deep thoughts that are hidden ...

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ONE DANCE, ONE DANCES, ONE DANCED
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 2
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 31, 2018
    18:00 – 18:20
  • Duration: 20min
  • Booth: 41
    Ministry of Culture

Dance Research NRW #23: Karen Bößer & Melanie Maar DE/US

fremdbeWEGt

Choreographers Karen Bößer (Düsseldorf) and Melanie Maar (New York) present the results of the NRW research programme “TANZRECHERCHE NRW”. Seemingly unfamiliar movements are inspected and observed in ...

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fremdbeWEGt
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 3
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 31, 2018
    18:00 – 18:20
  • Duration: 20min

Patricia Noworol Dance Theater US

BANG!

Choreography: Patricia Noworol

BANG! exposes personal stories of marginalization and one’s desire to confront social obstructions. In the current global political era of resistance, it unveils a cultural system of racism and sexism ...

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BANG!
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 4
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 31, 2018
    18:00 – 18:20
  • Duration: 20min
  • Booth: 38
    American Dance Abroad

Daniel Yeung HK

Contempo Lion Dance (Working Title)

Choreography: Daniel Yeung

As a provocative an innovative play with stereotypes, Contempo Lion Dance re-interprets the core of traditional culture through contemporary dance and aesthetics. It unravels the symbols behind the traditional ...

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Contempo Lion Dance (Working Title)

FFT presents ... Saskia Rudat DE

Excerpts

As a choreographer and performer, Saskia Rudat is not only interested in the boundaries of dance and theatre but also in a personal and clown-esque attitude towards her performance. She performed her ...

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Excerpts
  • tanzhaus nrw
    Studio 3
    Erkrather Str. 30
    40233 Düsseldorf
  • August 31, 2018
    18:30 – 18:50
  • Duration: 20min