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Tomorrow | 20:00
Flinn Works
Global Belly_Zoom
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June 24 25 26 | 20.00
June 26 | 17.30
Performance on Zoom
Online | 15/10 €
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The unfulfilled desire to have children drives couples from Germany and Switzerland abroad. They entrust surrogates in India, the US and Ukraine to deliver their children. These ‘intending parents’ duck legal boundaries and enter unknown moral ground. Flinn Works has undertaken research in all five countries in order to gain a deeper understanding of gestational surrogacy.

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Jess Thom
Biscuits Without Borders + Disability Culture in a Time of Pandemic
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June 23-30
July 01-31

Jess Thom's Lecture Disability Culture in a Time of Pandemic and her talk Biscuits Without Borders with Noa Winter are now available as videos on demand. Both events took place during the performance festival Risk and Resilience in October 2020. >> WATCH VIDEOS HERE

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Bernadette La Hengst
MUTTER**LAND
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June 30 | 21.00
July 01 02 03 | 21.00
15/10 Euro zzgl. Gebühren
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The theatrical songwriter Bernadette La Hengst embarks together with her 16-year-old daughter and the audience on a musical journey through time to the stations of her mother's life between Silesia, the GDR, Lebanon and the FRG.

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Siegmar Zacharias & Steve Heather
WAVES #3 - LISTENING SESSIONS TOWARDS SOCIAL BODIES
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July 02 | 20.00
0/5/10 €
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Sound meditations to dwell together in a space where we do not have to be alone: Siegmar Zacharias and her team offer WAVES in sensory and affective modes as a series of listening sessions together with FFT Düsseldorf and Sophiensæle Berlin, from May until December 2021. 

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Olympia Bukkakis
Too Much
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July 07 08 09 10 | 21.00
Festsaal | 15/10 €
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In Too Much Olympia Bukkakis crashes performance against itself. Based on her own experiences as a drag performer, she devotes herself to the special relationship between performer and audience.

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Rita Mazza
DANDELION II
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July 08 09 | 19.00
Eintritt frei

After experiences in the European deaf performance community, Rita Mazza now presents her first choreographic work at Sophiensæle. Entering the stage as a playground, she explores the combination of dance and sign language movements and creates a whole new form of visual poetry. 

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Lois Alexander
Yeye
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July 08 | 19.00
July 09 | 16.00
July 10-23
5-25 €
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In her latest performance work, created for the camera, choreographer and performer Lois Alexander explores the afterlife of slavery and the reverberations on our present. Yeye explores memory, traces and notions of a motherland, moving through different levels of video, text and performance.

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Jan Kress
Swallow Swallow
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July 12 | 18.00
July 13-25
Eintritt frei

With a focus on intensive bodywork, Jan Kress develops his own artistic language that combines sign language and dance.

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IRENA Z. TOMAŽIN + JULE FLIERL
U.F.O.
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July 15 16 17 18 | 20.00
Festsaal | 15/10 €
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In their first collaboration, German sound dancer Jule Flierl and Slovenian choreo-vocalist Irena Z. Tomažin celebrate their shared interest in Katalin Ladik's artistic position.

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Lea Sherin Kübler + Soraya Reichl & Ensemble
Remember Now!
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July 16 17 18 | 14.00
July 16 17 18 | 17.00
5 €
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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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GÖKSU KUNAK
An(a)kara
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July 17 18 | 18.00
July 19 20 | 20.00
Performance
Hochzeitssaal | 15/10 €
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TANZSCOUT 2.0
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July 19-31
August 01

The Tanzscout team invites you to this AUDIO Tune-in & COLLAGE Wrap-up, with which we continue to connect dance pieces and audience members online.

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Isabelle Schad
FUR + ROTATIONS + TURNING SOLO 2
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July 22-26 | 20.00
Festsaal | 15/10 €
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The works are part of an ongoing series by choreographer Isabelle Schad, in which she invites the audience to dive into a process of timelessness, closeness and contemplation.

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Lea Moro The End of the Alphabet

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2016 June 09 10 11 12 | 20.00
Festsaal

Lea Moro performs the big gesture of musicals with simple abstraction. She embarks on an extravagant path alone and shares her vulnerability with the audience. She moves through the empty stage space on roller skates and so develops a powerful yet fragile language of singing and movement.

The standard ways of directing musicals, such as the use of emotionality, stage effects, virtuoso numbers and catchy music are all transferred to a single solo piece. Set to the sound of Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons (1725), Lea Moro sings her way through her musical. Again, as in her previous pieces Le Sacre du Printemps, a ballet for a single body and (b)reaching stillness, she uses classical music.

Without ever naming it, The End of the Alphabet deals with the moments when familiar states come to an end. These situations and the feelings linked with them are the stuff of Moro’s solo-musical. We are denied a clear narrative structure, an atmosphere that we can easily grasp and a soothing happy ending. The End of the Alphabet creates a dark, yet humourous space for ambivalent associations, confused impressions and melodramatic scenarios.

Tischgesselschaft 

JUNE 10 |  AFTER THE SHOW

Talk with Lea Moro, Eike Wittrock (dance scientist, curator) and Alexandra Georgieva (ballet direction Friedrichstadtpalast)

JUNE 11 | 7 P.M.

Voice Warm-Up

CHOREOGRAPHY, DANCE Lea Moro DRAMATURGY Linda Sepp, Maja Zimmermann MUSICAL-SONGS Jana Sotzko LIGHTING DESIGN Annegret Schalke SCENOGRAPHY, COSTUME Cristina Nyffeler EXECUTIVE PRODUCER Marie Schmieder GRAPHIC DESIGN Vincenzo Fagnani DRAMATURGICAL ADVICE Igor Dobricic


A production of Lea Moro in coproduction with K3 – Centre for Choreography | Tanzplan Hamburg, Tanzhaus Zürich and SOPHIENSÆLE. Funded by Hauptstadtkulturfonds, City of Zurich Kultur, Kanton Zurich – Fachstelle Kultur, Pro Helvetia –  Swiss Arts Council and Hamburgische Kulturstiftung. Supported by Ernst Göhner Foundation. Thanks to Georges & Jenny Bloch Stiftung, Tanzfabrik Berlin, Wiesenburg e.V. und Aula / Milchhof Berlin e.V.. Media partners: Missy Magazine, Jungle World

photos © Andres Bucci, Dieter Hartwig