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Recording: 2021-06-18 , soundance festival berlin | DOCK 11 (Video © Walter Bickmann)

Annelie Andre, Andreas Willers

improvised:duos II

soundance festival berlin | Streaming | DOCK 11

Production Details / Press Releases

Improvisation! In four newly curated duos, four experienced dance improvisers and four musical improvisers explore the shallows, slants and nuances between their disciplines. Individual approaches and vocabularies come together and weave new dialogues. Curated by Meinrad Kneer and Jenny Haack.

Annelie Andre (A), completed her MA in Choreography at the HZT Berlin in 2018. Since then she has worked as a choreographer for the Volksbühne Berlin and developed her own pieces. In 2019, she received the entry-level project funding of the Berlin Senate for her solo project “META”. In summer 2019 she took part in the BangaloREsidency (Goethe Institute). In 2020, she created the pieces “minimal_drift” and “alright_OK”. In 2021 she will receive a residency scholarship at Kün-stlerhaus Lukas/Ahrenshoop and the Tanzrecherche NRW. As an artist, she is particularly interest-ed in the interdisciplinary connection of dance, text, space and sound.

Andreas Willers is regarded as an exceptional guitarist with an enormous stylistic background and wide-ranging technical and tonal possibilities, which are supported by a sure sense of form and emotional power. He made his national debut with a solo performance at the Total Music Meeting in 1981 and has worked with many renowned greats as well as a composer and interpreter in various areas of jazz and new music and is represented on over 50 albums.

The soundance festival berlin presents joint projects by dancers, choreographers, musicians and composers from the Berlin independent scene and invites international guest artists. As a stimulus for dialogue between the various disciplines, the festival presents a broad spectrum of artistic styles, from contemporary dance to real-time music, from Post Butoh to New Jazz and improvisation – analog and electronic. Across generations, diverse works and formats between sound and movement will be experienced by audiences in theater and urban space.


TFB Nr. 1529

Cast & Credits

Dance: Annelie Andre
Guitar: Andreas Willers
Lights: Asier Solana

soundance festival berlin 2021
Artistic production management, curation: Jenny Haack
Co-curation Open Call: Meinrad Kneer
Production & festival assistant: Helene Suhr
Social media, PR: Aïsha Mia Lethen Bird
Press: Kerstin Böttcher
Technical direction: Asier Solana
In coproduction with the DOCK11 team

The soundance festival berlin 2021 is a project by b.arts.u – berlin arts united in coproduction with DOCK ART and is funded by the 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 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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