In times of an ecological, political and personal crisis, Brazilian choreographer Thiago Granato explores the act of listening. Three performers delve into conscious listening mechanisms as a way to perceive movements and nonmovements, and unravel underlying structures of power and control. In a disorientating spectrum where sound and image sources intermingle, they amplify their sonic and visual sensitivity in order to extend the limits of their own bodies and the journeys through which they figure themselves together in the world.
The Brazilian performer and choreographer Thiago Granato lives in Berlin. His performances have been shown in Brazil, Uruguay, Israel, Spain, Germany, Sweden, Italy, France, the Lebanon and South Korea. He has collaborated with Lia Rodrigues, Cristina Moura, Mathilde Monnier, Jefta van Dinther and others. He took part in the Ex.e.r.ce 8 programme of the Centre chorégraphique national de Montpellier, and teaches at the Cullberg Ballet in Stockholm, the Modern Theater Dance Department of the AHK in Amsterdam, and elsewhere. In 2013/14 he was a fellow at the Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart, where he developed his current project, CHOREOVERSATIONS, which combines education, research, creation and the production of a trilogy of dance solos.
Concept, Artistic Direction, Choreography Thiago Granato Co-creation & Assistant director Sandro Amaral By and with Arantxa Martinez, Roger Sala Reyner, Thiago Granato Dramaturgical advice Lisa Stertz Light Claes Schwennen Sound David Kiers Sound assistance Andrea Parolin Production manager Sandro Amaral Administration René Dombrowski
A production by Thiago Granato in co-production with Tanz im August / HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Le dancing CDCN Dijon Bourgogne Franche-Comté and in cooperation with SOPHIENSÆLE. Supported by TanzFabrik Berlin, Teatro Municipal do Porto/ DDD Festival Dias da Dança and Station Service for contemporary dance through the StationOne Residency Programme in Belgrade. Funded by the Senatsverwaltung für Kultur und Europa.