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Henrike Iglesias OH MY
April 14 15 | 20.00 Performance
Festsaal | FÄLLT AUS!

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Henrike Iglesias FRESSEN
April 18 19 | 20.00 Performance
Festsaal | FÄLLT AUS!

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Saša Asentić & Collaborators Dis_Sylphide
April 24 25 | 19.00 Dance
Festsaal | 15/10 EURO

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.

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Anne Haug + Melanie Schmidli Projekt Schooriil
c_Eike Walkenhorst_HP
April 25 | 21.00 Late Night Show
Kantine | 15/10 EURO

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!

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Godehard Giese + Marco Brosolo sind PARANOIA GODARD concezione
April 29 | 20.00 Record Release Concert
Kantine | 10/7 EURO

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.

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Melanie Jame Wolf TONIGHT
Tonight_c_Ashton Green_HP
May 02 03 04 05 | 20.00 Dance/Performance
Festsaal | 15/10 EURO

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.

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May 04 | 17.00 Guided tour
Various Locations | 5 EURO

A guided tour about the eventful history of the Sophiensæle from its construction in 1904/05 to the present day.

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KiezKantine Kieze Gegen Rechts
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May 06 | 19.00 Salon
Kantine | 5 EURO inklusive Suppe

Kieze Gegen Rechts is about local civil society engagement against right-wing extremism. We invite initiatives and activists who set a good example.

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Florentina Holzinger TANZ
May 10 11 | 20.00
May 12 | 20.30
Festsaal | FÄLLT AUS!

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Lange / Kress / Mazza / Stymest VIER
vier_c_gerhard ludwig_HP2
May 15 16 | 20.00 Dance/Performance
Kantine | 15/10 EURO

Four deaf performers have joined forces to collectively work on their first piece: A musical!

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Johannes Müller / Philine Rinnert Das weiße Rössl am Central Park
Das Weisse Rössl_c_Philine Rinnert 2
May 20 21 22 | 20.00 Musical Theater

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.

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Boys in Sync_c_Jan Husták_HP 1
May 21 | 18.00 Performance

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hannsjana Anstattführung
May 22 | 17.00
May 23 24 | 14.00
Audio Walk
Stadtführung / Start im Hof - Ende U-Bhf. Gesundbrunnen | TICKETS ÜBER DAS PAF

In a performative audio walk, hannsjana explore the East-West dialogue in Berlin's urban space as a border-crossing pack of bears.

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Tanja Krone MIT ECHTEN REDEN (1): Das Ellenbogen-Prinzip
May 23 24 | 17.00 Performance
Hochzeitssaal | TICKETS ÜBER DAS PAF

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!

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Léonard Engel How to get a rid of a body. A Magical Manual
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May 29 30 | 20.00 Dance
Hochzeitssaal | 15/10 EURO

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.

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TANZSCOUT-WORKSHOP zu How to get rid of a body
Tanzscout-Einführung_How to get
May 30 | 18.30 Workshop
Kantine | 5 EURO

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.

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          2013 September 27 | 20.00
          2013 September 28 | 18.00
          2013 September 28 | 21.00

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          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.