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EXIT ABOVE after the tempest
Recording: 2023-08-19 , Haus der Berliner Festspiele (Video © Bickmann & Kolde GbR)

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Meskerem Mees, Jean-Marie Aerts, Carlos Garbin, Rosas

EXIT ABOVE after the tempest

Tanz im August | Haus der Berliner Festspiele

Production Details / Press Releases

My walking is my dancing – such is the credo of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. It forms the origin of her choreographic work, from simple sequences of movement through compositions of spatial and physical complexity. She explicitly returns to this point of departure and explores its various dimensions. The piece works with the tension between a group marching in sync and individuals breaking step, with the romantic idealisation of wandering juxtaposed to the political potential that can develop when people with the same goal simply walk together, side by side.


TFB Nr. 1794

Cast & Credits

Choreography: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker
From & with: Abigail Aleksander, Jean Pierre Buré, Lav Crnčević, José Paulo dos Santos, Rafa Galdino, Carlos Garbin, Nina Godderis, Solal Mariotte, Meskerem Mees, Mariana Miranda, Ariadna Navarrete Valverde, Cintia Sebők, Jacob Storer
Music Composition: Meskerem Mees, Jean-Marie Aerts, Carlos Garbin
Live-Music: Meskerem Mees, Carlos Garbin
Szenography: Michel François
Light design: Max Adams
Costume design: Aouatif Boulaich
Text: Meskerem Mees, Wannes Gyselinck
Dramaturgy: Wannes Gyselinck
Rehearsal management: Cynthia Loemij, Clinton Stringer
Artistic direction and planning: Anne Van Aerschot
Assistance to the artistic director: Martine Lange
Technic: Jan Balfoort, Jonathan Maes
Sound: Alex Fostier
Costume coordination: Alexandra Verschueren
Tailoring: Chiara Mazzarolo, Martha Verleyen
Opening Text: Walter Benjamin, „Über den Begriff der Geschichte”, These IX
Costume Assistance & Wardrobe: Els Van Buggenhout
Technics Haus der Berliner Festspiele: Stage: Benjamin Brandt, Alan Caro, Amelie Meier-Faust, Mirko Neugart, Jule Schüler, Manuel Solms; Light: Kathrin Kausche; Sound and Video: Jan-Hendrik Bruchwalski, Alexandros Itsodelis, Martin Trümper; Costume Assistance: Lu Albrecht
Light (HAU): Arno Truschinski, Andreas Kröher, Ruprecht Lademann

Production: Rosas
Co-production: Concertgebouw Brugge, De Munt/La Monnaie Brussels, Internationaal Theater Amsterdam, Le théâtre Garonne Toulouse, FONDOC
Supported by Dance Reflections by Van Cleef & Arpels.
In cooperation with Berliner Festspiele.

Tanz im August 2023
Artistic Director: Ricardo Carmona
Executive Producer Festival: Stefan Nagel
Producer & Dramaturge: Alina Lauer
Production und Team Assistance: Luzie Barzen
Dramaturgical Advisor: Nedjma Hadj Benchelabi
Production Associates: Sujmo Akcali, Arantxa Ciafrino, Vivien Hohnholz, Aki Kimura, Mmakgosi Kgabi, Ekaterina Voronova, Benze C. Werner
Technical Director Festival: Ingo Ruggenthaler
Tanz im August is a festival by HAU Hebbel am Ufer, funded by the Capital Cultural Fund.

Haus der Berliner Festspiele

Schaperstraße 24
10719 Berlin

Tickets: +49 (o)30 254 89 100

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)

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Trailers and Video Documentations

Rosas / Trailers and Video Documentations

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