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Recording: 2014-01-04 , Tanztage Berlin 2014 | Sophiensæle (Video © Walter Bickmann)

Jorge De Hoyos

DEPARTING THINGS

Tanztage Berlin 2014 | Sophiensæle

Production Details / Press Releases

Jorge Rodolfo De Hoyos arrived from San Francisco just last year, a city known for an arts community that confidently engages its sexuality, gender and identity. Therefore works that are driven by larger political questions and take radical positions are no rarity. Under the title “How to move to Berlin”, De Hoyos has worked out a 12-point plan for himself that addresses the economic and creative challenges of existence as an artist on the move. We are looking forward to seeing what his relocation to Berlin set in motion.

He self-identifies as a pirate or Robin Hood, and has been influenced by his collaborations with Keith Hennessy and Meg Stuart. He has also worked with Sara Shelton Mann, with whom he learned to access physical states via energy work. This current, hugely popular work has become better known in Berlin through Meg Stuart.

“A dance of constant departures and arrivals. Bodies dis-integrating- traveling between density and beings of light.”
Jorge Rodolfo De Hoyos

Cast & Credits

CONCEPT, DIRECTOR: Jorge De Hoyos
CHOREOGRAPHY, PERFORMANCE: Annelena Lehr, Asaf Aharonson, Jorge De Hoyos, Thomas Proksch
DRAMATURGY: Leyla Postalcioglu, Gretchen Blegen
A co-production of Tanztage Berlin, SOPHIENSÆLE, HZT Berlin and Ponderosa.
THANKS to the Tanztage Team, Vladimir Miller, Stine Frandsen, Heleen Aleid Van Gigvh, Dominic Oppliger, Lee Meir & Maya Weinberg, Andre Uerba, Emily Leap, Kai Eng, Kevin O’Connor, Una Little, Zinzi Minott

TANZTAGE BERLIN 2014
Artistic director: Arianne Hoffmann & Peter Pleyer
Production management: Franziska Schrage
Production office: Cilgia Gadola
Technical Management: Walter Freitag, Fabian Lehmann, Eugen Böhmer
The 23. Tanztage Berlin are a  Production of Tanztage Berlin GbR and SOPHIENSÆLE GmbH, in cooperation with Tanzfabrik Berlin, the Polish Institute Berlin, Art Stations Foundation by Grazyna Kulczyk.
Funded by Governing Mayor of Berlin – Senatskanzlei Cultural Affairs.
Supported by Allianz Kulturstiftung, Arts Council Korea, Balletcentrum am Kurfürstendamm, Mapping Dance and TanzScout Berlin.

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Video Documentation

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):

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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