Production Details / Press Releases
The choreographer Cristina Caprioli is known for the clarity, stringency and precision of her works. Ten dancers line up in a row to dream and fear a different formation. Odd figures off balance, they lean and fall into a catchy tune, each and everyone one heart-breaking story amongst several, each and everyone one disassembled choir. Departing from the musical “A Chorus Line”, “A Line_up” is showbiz in disguise, singing and dancing in and out of tune, made and undone by a delight of disorder. Groove as pitched entertainment, a musical that doesn’t look like a musical but has more swag then the most.
Born in Italy, Cristina Caprioli is a dancer and choreographer, a professor of choreography, and an award-winning artist. She founded her production platform ccap in the 1980s in Stockholm. Today she is one of Sweden’s leading choreographers. ccap has realised more than 30 projects, including films and installations, a symposium, exhibitions, festivals and books. Her work has been performed both in Sweden and across the globe. Her most recent appearance at Tanz im August was in 2014. ccap.se
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Cast & Credits
Concept, DramatOrgy, Movement Material: Cristina Caprioli
Choreography: Cristina Caprioli with the dancers
By and with: Anja Arnquist, Dario Barreto Damas, Philip Berlin, Ulrika Berg, Linda Blomqvist, Louise Dahl, Frederic Gies, Pavle Heidler, Madeleine Lindh, Louise Perming, Sunna Ardal Rosengren (vocals)
Text: Philip Berlin, Cristina Caprioli, Frederic Gies, Pavle Heidler, Madeleine Lindh, Louise Perming and (guest) Johan Jönson
The texts have been processed into lyrics by Sunna Ardal Rosengren.
Composition: Yoann Durant, Sunna Ardal Rosengren
Seinabo Sey (Hard time / Pretend), alva noto (Meta Phaser & Sora / Xerrox vol. 2), Roll the Dice (Blood In Blood Out)
Lighting Design: Tobias Hallgren
Costume Design: ccap
Grafikdesign: Eleonora Bergendal / La Strada Studio
Coordination and Rehearsal Management: Anna Grip
Administration: Masha Taavoniku.
Coproduction: NorrlandsOperan, Regionteatern Blekinge Kronoberg, Riksteatern and Tanz im August / HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin
With special thanks to: Johan Jönson and Ellen Söderhult
ccap is funded by the Swedish National Council for Cultural Affairs and the City Council of Stockholm.
With support of the Swedish Embassy Berlin.
In cooperation with RADIALSYSTEM V.
Tanz im August 2017
Artistic Director: Virve Sutinen
Executive Producer: Isa Köhler
Producer & Assistant to Artistic Director: Marie Schmieder
Curator & Producer: Andrea Niederbuchner
Assistant Producer: Alina Sophie Lauer
Technical Director: Patrick Tucholski
Tanz im August is a festival by HAU Hebbel am Ufer, funded by the Capital Cultural Fund and the Senate Department for Culture and Europe.
The video documentation is produced by Kulturprojekte Berlin GmbH on behalf of the Senate Department for Culture and Europe. The purpose of this contract is to document productions in the field of contemporary dance in Berlin. The master recordings are archived by the University Library of the Berlin University of Arts. Copies of the recordings on DVD are available for viewing exclusively in the reference collections of the following archives (at media desks in these institutions):