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Frédérick Gravel
Fear & Greed
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August 06 07 | 21.00
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Festsaal | 25/15 €

In a revealing solo, Canadian choreographer Frédérick Gravel exposes layers of his psyche - revealing his own fears and unleashing the greedy monster within. 

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Public in Private / Aimé C. Songe
The River - Part 1
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August 15-19 | 19.45
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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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Sebastian Matthias
Urban Creatures
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August 10 11 12 | 18.00
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Dance
Festsaal | 25/15 €

In the piece, which is both music theatre and dance performance, the audience itself becomes part of a living sound installation. Electronic sounds emanate from their own mobile phone loudspeakers, which change depending on the distance to the performers and merge into a single collective body of sound.

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Mette Ingvartsen
The Dancing Public
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August 17 18 19 | 21.00
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Dance
Festsaal | 25/15 €

Inspired by the historical phenomenon of dance frenzy - the solo dance mixes ecstatic eruptions with pounding beats and is party, spoken word concert and expression of physical madness to exhaustion all in one.

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Faye Driscoll
Thank You For Coming: Space
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August 24 25 26 27 | 18.00
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Festsaal | 25/15 €

Faye Driscoll stands alone on stage but creates a dynamic group experience. She is part of a complex installation, is wired for sound transmission and is supported by pulleys, ropes or the weight of others.

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Festival
Tanz im August 2022
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34. International Festival Berlin
August 05-27

The international festival Tanz im August, presented by HAU Hebbel am Ufer, is once again showing a full three-week programme with international and local choreographers from different generations. From August 5–27, 2022 a total of 21 productions with around 200 artists from over 25 countries are being shown in 87 performances at HAU Hebbel am Ufer and 6 other venues in Berlin. 

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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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2020 September 16 17 | 19.00
2020 September 19 20 | 17.00
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Berlin has long been built on quagmire. Therefore, it is not surprising that some structures of today's Berlin have their blueprints in the baroque era - the allegedly grand old times, whose facades are being restored in a way that creates dramatic effects. matthaei & konsorten devote themselves to the humid, sweltering delirium of that epoch. On an expedition into the mucky city, they invite their audience to the remote, exaggerated, hardly beautiful sides of Berlin: How about dancing a sarabande on the sewage fields below the border zone? Or to crack the Mäusebunker with rhetorical rams? In September, matthaei & konsorten launch their new work Die Sumpfgeborene (The Swamp-Born) with wondrous actions in the city, before finally premiering in November. There the shameless affects and magnificent stagings of social abysses will be crossed with the unstoppable narrative apparatus of the telenovela.

Director JÖRG LUKAS MATTHAEI specializes in interventions in urban landscapes. Based on documentary research on various topics, his productions create dense thematic spaces that can be experienced sensually. For his excursions into different worlds of imagination, Matthaei is always on the lookout for wayward ways of seeing and living that inspire resistance in our smoothed-out world and weaves these into his works in the form of interviews and short lectures. Under the label MATTHAEI & KONSORTEN Jörg Lukas Matthaei works together with artists from different disciplines. Since 2000, almost 50 works of various orientations have been created: From productions for the stage, installations and discourse productions to the development of new formats for urban landscapes, which have been a focus of the work for several years. Stagings by matthaei & konsorten can be encountered in all places that also occur in the lives of their actors or visitors. Recent works include COOP3000 eine neosolidarische concerngründung (Urban Arts Ruhr), BAILE BASSENA (Vienna Festival), URBAN MAGIC (Bangalore) and with the Sophiensæle most recently Im Apparat der Kriege (2014 Sophiensæle + radio version for rbb and others) and Verschwörung der Idioten. Between 2015 and 2016 they regularly presented the Idiotensalon at the Sophiensæle. matthaei-und-konsorten.de

BY AND WITH Bati Nehoya, André Nittel, Volker Sobottke, Anne Welenc, Frank Willens CONCept, DIRECTION Jörg Lukas Matthaei DramaturgY Milena Kipfmüller MusiCAL DIRECTION, Composition Klaus Janek MUSIC Michael Metzler, Philipp Caspari sCenography, COSTUMES Michael Graessner PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT, DRAMATURGICAL SUPPORT Sarah Stührenberg ARTISTIC CONTRIBUTION Sofie Neu Additional sCenography CONTRIBUTION Lotti Maurer TechniCAL DIRECTOR Chris Umney DoCumentation Florian Krauss PHOtograPHY Merlin Nadj-Torma

A production by matthaei & konsorten in coproduction with SOPHIENSÆLE and with friendly support of Theater Thikwa. Funded by the Senate Department for Culture and Europa and the Fonds Darstellende Künste e.V. Media partner: taz. die tageszeitung