Today | 19:00
Simone Dede Ayivi und Kompliz*innen The Kids Are Alright
Simone Dede Ayivi and accomplices have held talks with grandparents, parents and children from different communities and present their diverging ideas of a "better life" in a performative installation.
During the festival, we invite artists and audiences to encounter each other on 1:1 walks, thus offering all those who are not yet drawn back to the theatre spaces with the opportunity for an immediate exchange.
In her triple Bessie award-winning solo, choreographer and dancer Marjani Forté-Saunders pays tribute to the "unicorns" of her life and her community: formative figures such as father, son and brother, homies, pahtnas and fams. The choreography interweaves memories of her father - his mystical knowledge, his love for science fiction literature and his special ability to create realities - with collective memories and historical fragments.
Touretteshero co-founder Jess Thom examines and reflects on the barriers and opportunities that have arisen from the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting lockdown.
How does the women's quota change culture and mindset? With flaming speeches, statistics, lamentations and protest choreographies Flinn Works follow the trail of Rwandan fast-track feminism.
To resist categories like "normal" or "beautiful", the three performers create a series of exorcisms in which they distort pop-cultural figures and phenomena into monstrousness.
During the festival, we invite audiences to encounter artists 1:1 on walks, thus offering all those who are not yet drawn back to the theatre spaces with the opportunity for an immediate exchange.
This online Audio Tune-in & Collage Wrap-up enables the Tanzscout-Team to carry on, establishing connections between dance piece and viewers - hurray!
Isabelle Schad celebrates the beauty of simple movement sequences in two powerful solos.
Dance meets music, film, video and spoken word: A performative homage to Mark Fisher.
A railroad movie meets a chamber play: Four train passengers keep themselves awake with problems on their way to Spitzbergen.
Forward, backward, cut, all back, repeat: two figures move in front of a wall. Their bodies and their relationship to each other are constantly interrupted and so are the narratives that unfold and disappear again.
Sheena McGrandles composes stylized body landscapes calling both to the erotic and absurd.
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.