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Lucky Trimmer Tanz Performance Serie #28
An equal team of artists with and without learning disabilities restage three key choreographic works of the 20th century and claim their long overdue place in dance history.
The feminist-satirical late-night show by Anne Haug and Melanie Schmidli! The two fucktresses have brought two bizarre gifts with them: themselves. Cometh and learn!
A new star has been born in Italo-Pop heaven: PARANOIA GODARD - that is the German actor Godehard Giese and the Italian musician and producer Marco Brosolo. As record release of their debut album CONCEZIONE they invite to an antiparanoid concert evening.
In humorously exaggerated amateur and rock star poses Melanie Jame Wolf, joined by Sheena McGrandles and Rodrigo Garcia Alves, critically explores the potency of a popularly shared poetic and its commercial exploitation.
A guided tour about the eventful history of the Sophiensæle from its construction in 1904/05 to the present day.
Kieze Gegen Rechts is about local civil society engagement against right-wing extremism. We invite initiatives and activists who set a good example.
Four deaf performers have joined forces to collectively work on their first piece: A musical!
Müller/Rinnert merge the music of the revue Im Weißen Rösslwith a New York expat-adaptation by Jimmy Berg: A multimedial evening about Jewish-German refugee experience, lost entertainment history and the dazzling (re)discovery of Heimat.
In a performative audio walk, hannsjana explore the East-West dialogue in Berlin's urban space as a border-crossing pack of bears.
30 years after the reunification, Tanja Krone asks her family, teachers and school friends about their everyday life during the time of reunification and takes the answers on stage!
In his dance solo, Léonard Engel precisely and humorously uses a series of deceptive strategies that are doomed to fail and instead put the body at the center of attention.
In a one-hour (physical) introduction before the show, the participants playfully and practically approach the movement material of the upcoming dance piece How to get rid of a body.
Take a seat in the live TV show, Beige Nation! As your provocative star and host*, the post-internet icon Beige B*tch scrolls through the saturated reality of her beige world and challenges the (sur-)real fantasy construct of “mixed race” women.» more
Theater, dance, performance and much more – discover performing arts made in Berlin!
Information and offers for people with sensory and physical impairments
Feedback talks after the performance with wine and savory snacks
Regular guided tours through Sophiensæle
Introductions, workshops, seminars and offers for schools
Lectures, discussions, readings, panels, etc.
2013 September 27 | 20.00
2013 September 28 | 18.00
2013 September 28 | 21.00
Suitable for English Speakers
With more than 600 applications worldwide per year and sold-out events LUCKY TRIMMER has outgrown the “insider tip” label and reached “cult event” status today. Spotlighting both emerging and established performing artists presenting works with a length of 10 minutes maximum, LUCKY TRIMMER represents a broad vision of what performing art and contemporary dance is today, encouraging performance-makers of all kinds to experiment, question, dare and most importantly, to dance.
The 20th edition showcases the newest, most exciting, craziest, saddest, smartest and many more-mosts short pieces from the national and international performing arts scene. No piece is like the other, nothing is as it was and all TRIMMERs are very LUCKY ...
That's how AUTUMN STORM goes!
INVITED ARTISTS #20
Márta Ladjánszki (H), Hong Nguyen Thai + Lukas Steltner (D/BER), Harry Koushos (CY/GR), Bridie Gane (GB/BER), Philippe Rives (F/BER), Chiara Taviani + Carlo Massari (I), Meytal Blanaru (IL/B), Milena Ugren Koulas (CY)
Esthetically beautiful, sometimes hilarious or intriguing nevertheless always incredibly crafted, these pieces lead the spectators on an emotional journey and invite them to ponder on some of the crucial themes of modern times.
With their distinctive signatures Harry Koushos, Philippe Rives and Milena Ugren Koulas cast a critical eye on the concept of individual and collective power. Philippe Rives confronts us with the ultimate manifestation of power: the image of an atomic bomb exploding. Harry Koushos portrays the degradation of the individual consciousness under the realisation of dictatorial oppression while Milena Ugren Koulas, in her rhythmical, poetic and intense work, raises the question of gender issue and the social role of women in some patriarchal communities.
The line-up continues in the best LUCKY TRIMMER tradition of trying to be as versatile as possible. Bridie Gane hits a lighter tone with her simple take on the classic tap solo of the 30s and 40s in a struggling attempt to cheer us up. The surprising and twisted duet of Chiara Taviani and Carlo Massari demonstrates that suffering can sometimes take on unexpected turns. Meytal Blanaru is LUCKY again after her successful debut in LUCKY TRIMMER # 14 at Volksbühne im Prater. She now returns with a poetic and delicate search for authenticity inspired by the stories of Feral children who spent the first few years of their lives without any human contacts. The two Berliners Hong Nguyen Thai & Lukas Steltner mix urban roots of bboying with contemporary elements and Marta Ladjánszki, who stands out among the more abstract choreographers, exhibits her maturity with butohesque brio.
Once again be ready to to be blown away, amused or intrigued. Let your hair down, your inner child out and your imagination run wild - it'sLUCKY TRIMMER time!
Alongside the performances, the LUCKY TRIMMER e.V. organisers will bring together artists, programmers and other interested professionals for a LUCKY SUMMIT. In a casual and convivial atmosphere, the LUCKY SUMMIT provides an inspiring, open context for professionals to meet, share ideas and build new bridges. This time around, proposed discussion topics will be (1) the radically changing landscape of performing arts with a special focus on Berlin and Germany, and (2) the specific characteristics of the short format in regard to its artistic development as well as its distribution. The LUCKY SUMMIT # 5 will be held at the Studio LaborGras. Located since 2002 in Berlin-Kreuzberg, the LaborGras Collective operates as a research, production and performance venue for contemporary dance.
An event organised by LUCKY TRIMMER e.V. in collaboration with SOPHIENSÆLE. Supported by a network of private sponsors and helpers. Special thanks to the Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Cyprus, the Cultural Department of the embassy of the Republic of Cyprus in Germany and to our media partners Berliner Fenster and taz.die tageszeitung.