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Tomi Paasonen
Pas de Q
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December 03 | 20.00
December 04 | 18.00
Festsaal | 15/10 €

Pas de Q enters the classical ballet world to turn choreographic forms and traditions upside down and reinvent them. A queer ensemble of male and non-binary dancers
pushes movement, dance and queer aesthetics to the extreme. In a utopian science fiction world, the team fuses drag art and pointe dance into a labyrinth of imaginative perversions, beyond morality and shame. 

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Enad Marouf
In My Hand a Word
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December 09 10 | 20.00
December 10 | 17.00
December 11 | 18.00
Hochzeitssaal | 15/10 €

In the scenic adaptation of his own text, the Syrian-German performance and video artist Enad Marouf deals with loss from a queer perspective: the loss of family, home and relationships, but also that of meaning and language. The audience enters a place where fragments overlap. Two figures move through scenes whose internal coherence continues to unravel through memories, anecdotes, and associative references.

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Melanie Jame Wolf
The Creep
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December 17 18 | 16.00

The Creep at feldfünf is the first in a series of installations by Berlin based choreographer and visual artist, Melanie Jame Wolf, in which she will enact her ongoing creep studies. It is a choreography between two figures – a cowboy and a mountain – embodying a poetic meditation on violence and storytelling.

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Jelena Stefanoska & Saša Asentić
Жизела / Giselle
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December 17 18 | 18.00
Festsaal | 15/10 €

Жизела / Giselle uses dance and language to explore the similarities and differences between the artist Jelena Stefanoska and the tragic ballet character Giselle. The piece tells of the need to love and be loved – and, above all, of the desire and feeling to live a life with dignity.

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Tanztage Berlin 2023
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JANUAR 05 – 21

Hey, why do you look so tired? "Urgency culture" expects us to be connected and responsive constantly. There is little to no time left to imagine the world otherwise. Tanztage Berlin – a yearly festival highlighting the work of the city's emerging dance makers – is back to diagnose the present and predict the future. Its 32nd edition investigates our daily overstimulation and chronic fatigue by reflecting on how we move to the rhythm of today's high-speed, social media-driven reality and its challenges.

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Amazonas #2

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2017 March 25 | 21.00
Suitable for English Speakers

With Amazonas Claire Vivianne Sobottke created a platform through which she provides grants to female artists in Berlin with the support of a foundation. In Amazonas #2, the choreographer Maria F. Scaroni brings together a temporary collective of mostly female artists to present their performative interpretation of Marge Piercy's classic anarcha-feminist Sci-Fi novel, Woman on the Edge of Time (1976) – a one-of-a-kind instance of the genre: The novel is a sketch of a potentially egalitarian, environmentally sound and gender-fluid utopian society. It wants to enliven our passion and courage for something possible but not yet present. The performance is followed by a DJ-Set by S Ruston, and the process is witnessed and reflected upon by journalist Astrid Kaminski.

CONCEPT Claire Vivianne Sobottke ARTIST Maria F. Scaroni COLLABORATORS Veronika Bauer, Marc Lohr, Stephanie Maher, Olga, Heather Purcell, Wanda Vrasti DJ S Ruston CONVERSATION, PORTRAIT Astrid Kaminski

A production by Claire Vivianne Sobottke in coproduction with SOPHIENSÆLE. Thanks to Stefan Rusconi. Media partner: taz. die tageszeitung

Photo © Mathilde Julia Sobottke