Production Details / Press Releases
Hiroaki Umeda’s solos are characterized by extreme tension between real corporeality and a disembodiment in media. Driven by a desire to share his choreographic method and to confront himself with other dance techniques, Umeda started a ten-year choreographic project in 2009. For »2. repulsion« he worked with three hip hop dancers. For Tanz im August he created the trio »3.isolation« in which ballet dancers take over his movement material.
Cast & Credits
Choreography, light and sound: Hiroaki Umeda / S20
With: Lucia Albini, Ana Campos Calvo, Maud de la Purification
Choreography assistant: Alexandre Boudat
Production management: Anna Wagner
Production: Hebbel am Ufer
Coproduction: Tanzhaus NRW (Düsseldorf), Tanzquartier Wien
Supported by: Tanzfabrik Berlin, Performing Arts Japan Program for Europe / Japan Foundation
Supported by the Capital Culture Fund
Hiroaki Umeda is an associate artist of the Maison de la Musique Nanterre.
Tanz im August 2011
Organizer: Hebbel am Ufer – Artistic Director / Management Matthias Lilienthal, Kulturprojekte Berlin GmbH / TanzWerkstatt Berlin – Management Moritz van Dülmen
Artistic director: Ulrike Becker, Dr. Pirkko Husemann, Matthias Lilienthal, André Thériault, Marion Ziemann
Production management: Kati Thiel, Anna Wagner, Marion Ziemann
Tanz im August is supported by the Governing Mayor of Berlin – Senate Chancellery – Cultural Affairs.
Supported by the Capital Culture Fund.
HAU Hebbel am Ufer (HAU2)
Hallesches Ufer 32
Tickets: +49 (0)30 259 004 27
The video documentation is produced 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):
University Library of the Berlin University of Arts
Mediathek für Tanz und Theater des Internationalen Theaterinstituts / Mime Centrum Berlin
Inter-University Centre for Dance Berlin (HZT)