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Kareth Schaffer
Question of Belief
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May 27 28 29 | 20.00
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Dance
Festsaal | 15/10 €

In Question of Belief, choreographer Kareth Schaffer addresses the demons of today’s world: Between actionism and laziness, distraction and apathy, the performers Mădălina Dan and Manon Parent fight their way through stage designer Dan Lancea's inflating stage landscape.

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Lea Sherin Kübler + Soraya Reichl & Ensemble
Remember Now!
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June 03 04 05 | 14.00
June 03 04 05 | 17.00
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5€

Based on debates about the toppling of statues as well as the renaming of street names and an accompanying new examination of memory culture, the youth projekt invite you to a performative and interactive audio walk. 

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Cranky Bodies a/company
Terrestrial transit - kick off
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June 03 04 | 19.00
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Festsaal | 15/10 €

The interdisciplinary project Terrestrial Transit deals with the activist practice of artistic intervention, which is gaining importance again in the former communist countries of Eastern Europe, in view of the strengthening of right-wing authoritarian regimes. The work of the dance company Cranky Bodies a/company, founded in August 2020 by Peter Pleyer and Michiel Keuper, refers in particular to political forms of protest in the tradition of Polish and Hungarian dance and performance art before the fall of the Wall.

 

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Olivia Hyunsin Kim / Ddanddarakim
History has failed us, but…
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June 09 10 | 20.00
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Festsaal | 15/10 €

History has failed us, but... deals with physical forms of protest and searches for a solidary togetherness while taking into account different bodies. Which narratives and images of resistance are remembered - and how are they told?

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Kiana Rezvani
Cyber Ghosts
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June 11 | 20.00
June 12 | 18.00
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Hochzeitssaal | 15/10 €

The Sophiensæle are happy to be able to catch up this summer with the work of Kiana Rezvani from the Tanztage Berlin 2022 programme, which could not be presented during the festival in January due to the pandemic.

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Public in Private / Aimé C. Songe
The River - Part 1
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June 17 20-24 27 28 29 30 | 20.45 - 21.45
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Performance
17,17 €

A dreamlike journey on a rowing boat: time to slow down and question the concept of a productive life.

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Vanessa Stern
Die Rache der Panda-Pussies
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June 21 23 24 25 | 20.00
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Festsaal | 15/10 €

The Panda Pussies bring an inclusive, cross-generational gender theater to the stage – in the best anarchic Schlingensief tradition, with music and intelligent racket.

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Sommerfest
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June 22 | 18.00
Feast

This year we want to continue our old tradition: we celebrate the Sophiensæle summer festival - without any drama! 

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TANZTAGE BERLIN 2023 | OPEN CALL
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TO ALL emerging DANCE ARTISTS BASED IN BERLIN

Every new year, the Tanztage Berlin is not only the city's very first festival, it has also established itself nationally and internationally as an important platform for emerging dance artists since its founding in 1996. The next edition of Tanztage Berlin will once again take place under the artistic direction of Mateusz Szymanówka. The festival is currently planned for 5-21 January 2023 - however, the form as well as the exact date will depend on the constant reassessment of the pandemic. The festival offers emerging dance artists based in Berlin a framework for their new productions and revivals. The programme of the last two editions can be found at: https://tanztage-berlin.sophiensaele.com.

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Tanz im August 2019 deufert&plischke Liebestod

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Dance
2019 August 28 29 30 | 21.00
2019 August 31 | 15.00
Festsaal
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Love is one of the strongest feelings that someone can develop for another person. It can trigger violence, conflicts and even wars, but it’s also an essential motor of art. In their new project, Liebestod, deufert&plischke are interested in love stories as epic explosives for human relationship. Central to the project is a communal writing aiming to take in as many voices as possible. The Berlin-based artist duo will uncover stories that will be turned into love songs by Rasha Nahas and Alain Franco and sung during the performance.

Thomas Plischke and Kattrin Deufert have been working as artist twins deufert&plischke on various theatre projects, slide and video installations as well as text and video publications since 2003. They teach composition and dramaturgy at the University of Hamburg and at European art academies. In 2006 they were guest professors in the Performance Studies course in Hamburg, in 2008 they were guest professors at the Institute for Applied Theatre Studies at the Justus Liebig University in Giessen and from 2010 to 2014 they taught Dance, Context, Choreography [BA Course] at the Inter-University Centre for Dance Berlin (HZT). In 2015 they coordinated a research seminar at P.A.R.T.S. together with Alain Franco.
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DURATION 80 minutes Concept deufert&plischke With Martin Hansen, Roni Katz, Kareth Schaffer, Shade Theret, Anna Posch Live-Music, Composition Alain Franco, Rasha Nahas Stage, Costume Design Valentina Primavera Technical Director Nikola Pieper Production Management Luisa Leppin, Annett Hardegen

In coproduction with Tanz im August / HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Tanzfabrik Berlin in the frame of APAP - Advancing Performing Arts Project - Performing Europe 2020 supported by EU Creative Europe. Funded by the Capital Cultural Fund – Senate Department for Culture and Europe. In Cooperation with SOPHIENSÆLE.