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Recording: 2017-11-30 , DOCK 11 (Video © Walter Bickmann)

Collective Anderplatz



Production Details / Press Releases

We follow three characters in this dark comedy. A strange world where wandering souls float adrift, suspended in time… until hope appears in the form of Mr X and his bizarre praxis. His world exists without shadows. Like the sun. He illuminates those around him, blinding them with a scorching sense of belief.

DETACHED is a piece performed by an ensemble of 8 who explore this ever-shifting relationship between one’s inner and outer self.

ANDERPLATZ is an international collective of multi-disciplinary artists based in Berlin. Using the ephemeral nature of live performance, they navigate the space between dance and theater. They embrace the collision of their varying artistic experiences as vehemently as they do their divergent cultural backgrounds. ANDERPLATZ is a borderless collective. DETACHED is their premiere.

Valentina Bordenave (Argentina) – Choreographer, director, dancer and teacher
Graduated in dance at the FOLKWANG UNIVERSITY in Essen, Germany. Based in Berlin she taught the Alexander Technique, Dance and Improvisation at the Acting Departement at the University of Arts Berlin (UDK) for ten years. Actually teaching at LISPA -London International School of Performing Arts and at Familie Flöz Summer Academy i.a. Since very young she has collaborated with artists and performers from diverse backgrounds extensively developing her teaching methods alongside her artistic work.

Natasha Nixon (UK) – Director
Natasha’s directing work consists of circus, musical theatre, new writing, classics, live art, devised, instillation, dance theatre and most recently mask. She has worked with the Royal National Theatre and The Young Vic Theatre in London and is an Associate Artist for The National Youth Theatre. More information can be found at

Marina Rodriguez Llorente (Spanien) – Actress
Trained in Physical Theatre at the Institut del Teatre in Barcelona. Since 2012 performer with FAMILIE FLÖZ and THEATER AM TISCH. Founder of KAZIBAZE THEATER.

Piet Starrett (USA) – Musician, actor, composer und playwright
Directed/Performed in BLUE MAN GROUP. Performer for the Royal Shakespeare Company, England in Cymbeline. Broadway: Vincent in Brixton. You can see him next year in the second season of DEUTSCHLAND ’86. His solo album, Amalgamate, will be released in December.

Clara Gracia (Spanien) – Actress and dancer
Founder of KAZIBAZE THEATER. Works with Alexandra Rauh, Junjun Science, Stella Zannou, La Familia Collective. Actress in THEATER AM TISCH. Since 2015 member of GROTEST MARU.

Javier Ferrer Machín (Spanien) – Dancer
Trained at the the dance conservatory in Madrid. Engagements with various companies PROVISIONAL DANZA by Carmen Werner, The White Horses Collective, Sharmini Tharmaratnam und FAIZAL ZEGHOUDI.

Laura de Arcos (Spanien) – Physical Theater actress and dancer
Trained in Physical Theatre at ROYAL SCHOOL FOR DRAMATIC ARTS, Madrid, and qualified in SCHINCA movement technique.
The last years she has been touring specializing in puppeteering a mask with her feet.

Yeri Anarika (BERLIN/MEXICO) – Choreographer, dancer and international teacher
She was part of the company DorkyPark/Constanza Macras. Resident choreographer at the Production Center of Contemporary Dance in Mexico city (CEPRODAC). She created solo works, some commissioned opera at the Staats Oper Berlin, Novoflot, Christoph Hagel and Ensemble Quillo.

Filippo Serra (Italien) – Dancer, actor and Axis Syllabus teacher
Performer for KINKALERI and other productions in Italy and Germany. He is actively working in different Opera Houses like TEATRO ALLA SCALA (Milano), Deutsche Oper Berlin and Staatsoper Berlin.

[Source: play bill]

TFB Nr. 1130

Cast & Credits

Devised and performed by: Javier Ferrer Machín, Clara Gracia, Marina Rodriguez Llorente, Laura de Arcos, Filippo Serra, Piet Starrett and Valentina Bordenave
Special guest: Yeri Anarika
Concept: Valentina Bordenave
Co-Direction: Natasha Nixon and Valentina Bordenave
Choreography: Valentina Bordenave / ANDERPLATZ
Music: Piet Starrett / Cover “Creep”: Seb Thieme
Text: Piet Starrett / ANDERPLATZ
Costume: Lydia Sonderegger
Costume assistance: Els Van Buggenhout
Set and lighting: Sylvain Faye, Eva G. Alonso
Dramaturgy: Charlotte Wetzel
Assistance: Amelie Seib
Production management: M.I.C.A. – Movement in Contemporary Art

Produced by Collective ANDERPLATZ with the support of DOCK 11, Familie Flöz and Halle Tanzbühne Berlin.
Funded by Senate Department for Culture and Europe.


Kastanienallee 79
10435 Berlin



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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