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Recording: 2019-08-22 , Tanz im August | HAU1 Hebbel am Ufer (Video © Walter Bickmann)

Ambiguous Dance Company

Body Concert

Tanz im August | HAU Hebbel am Ufer (HAU1)

Production Details / Press Releases

With tempo, wit and virtuosity, “Body Concert” pulls together the many-faceted language of contemporary dance to deliver what it promises: a concert of bodies swathed in light, music and costumes. To music from Baroque to pop, this successful piece by the Korean Ambiguous Dance Company seeks the connection with its audience in a lavish celebration of movement. The choreographer Boram Kim founded the company in 2007 to research into the rhythm of things – and to explore his idea that human beings should live their lives as if they were dancing.

The Ambiguous Dance Company was founded in 2008 by the choreographer Boram Kim and the dancer Jang Kyeong-min. The name of the ensemble describes its undefinable and elusive dance style and aesthetic. Evading genres and preconceived ideas, the group expresses its concerns in movement and music. Instead of concentrating on an artistic statement or meaning, the Ambiguous Dance Company foregrounds human existence itself, which is particularly expressed in the physical expression of music and dance.

[Source: play bill]

TFB Nr. 1353

Cast & Credits

Choreography: Boram KIM
With: Boram KIM, Kyeong-min JANG, Kyoung-Hoon CHOI, Hye-sang LEE, Jae-Hee SHIN, Daun JIN, Jun-Hong CHO
Stage Management: Yochan KIM
Lighting Design: Dae-doo BAE
Sound Director: Hyung-Rok AN
Tour Management: HeeJin LEE

In association with: Producer Group DOT.
With the support of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea, Korea Arts Management Service and Center Stage Korea.

Tanz im August 2019
Artistic Director: Virve Sutinen
Executive Producer Festival: Isa Köhler
Producer: Anja Lindner, Marie Schmieder (on parental leave)
Project Management: Simone Graf
Assistant to Artistic Director & Production Assistant: Alina Sophie Scheyrer-Lauer
Production: Florian Greß, Ben Mohai, Sofie Marie Luckhardt, Katharina Rost, Lovisa Sohls Söderberg, Charlotte Werner
Technical Director: Ruprecht Lademann, Patrick Tucholski
Tanz im August is a festival by HAU Hebbel am Ufer, funded by the Capital Cultural Fund.

HAU Hebbel am Ufer (HAU1)

Stresemannstr. 29
10963 Berlin

Tickets: +49 (0)30 259 004 27

Video Documentation

The video documentation is produced on behalf of the Senate Department for Culture and Social Cohesion. 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)

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