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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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Specials
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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News
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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Tanz im August 2022 Mette Ingvartsen The Dancing Public

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Dance
August 17 18 19 | 21.00
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Festsaal
25/15 €
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Inspired by the historical phenomenon of dancing manias, Danish choreographer Mette Ingvartsen explores mass outbreaks of dancing. In an intense mixture of ecstatic outbursts and relentless beats, her latest solo, “The Dancing Public”, is a dance party, a spoken word concert and an expression of physical madness to the point of exhaustion. In the aftermath of a pandemic, this shape-shifting piece asks: What is this extreme need for movement that we feel in our bodies today? Are we ready to taste life to the full again?

BY + WITH Mette Ingvartsen LIGHTING DESIGN Minna Tiikkainen STAGE Mette Ingvartsen, Minna Tiikkainen MUSIC ARRANGEMENT Mette Ingvartsen, Anne van de Star COSTUME DESIGN Jennifer Defays MUSIC Affkt feat. Sutja Gutierrez, Scanner, Radio Boy, LCC, VII Circle, Kangding Ray, Paula Temple, Ron Morelli, Valanx, Anne van de Star DRAMATURGY Bojana Cvejić TECHNICAL MANAGEMENT Hans Meijer SOUND ENGINEERING Anne van de Star COMPANYMANAGEMENT Ruth Collier PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT, ADMINISTRATION Joey Ng

A Production by Great Investment vzw in co-production with PACT Zollverein, Kaaitheater, Festival d’Automne, Tanzquartier, SPRING Performing Arts Festival, Kunstencentrum Vooruit, Les Hivernalles, Charleroi danse centre chorégraphique de Wallonie – Bruxelles, NEXT festival, Dansens Hus Oslo and in cooperation with SOPHIENSÆLE. Supported by Fondation d’entreprise Hermès within the framework of the New Settings Program, Bikubenfonden, Kunstencentrum Buda. Funded by The Flemish Authorities, The Danish Arts Council & The Flemish Community Commission (VGC).

 

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