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Recording: 2012-04-29 , HAU Hebbel am Ufer (HAU2) (Video © Walter Bickmann)

Jana Unmüßig

Strich/Chrysantheme/Haar fällt

HAU Hebbel am Ufer (HAU2)

Production Details / Press Releases

About using spoken language in the solo:
“The words I speak in the solo are an excerpt of a written piece I made, after having witnessed a demonstration in Portugal in October 2010. I had been sitting on a bench and observing. I then went home and started recalling how I saw what I had seen. Once finished I had a need to make the words on the paper more palpable in order to share them with others. I started talking them out loud. When starting to work on how to possibly speak the words I got more and more interested in HOW to say them, rather than in communicating the picture they delineate or its possible meaning. As when choreographing I departed from the concrete, from what is here and now available to me, and then abstracted from there toward the question: how do I experience this? How do I experience talking? And, similar to the choreographies, I got more and more interested in the structure of the words. Speaking is for me like a body movement, a tool to cut space, to compose space.”
Jana Unmüßig

Cast & Credits

Choreography: Jana Unmüßig
Dance: Bryan Campbell, Asher O’Gorman, Tara Silverthorn, Venke Sortland, Jana Unpleasant
Costume: Marie Perglerova
Stage: Katrin Bahrs
Lighting design, sound and technical management: Bruno Pocheron
Dramaturgical accompaniment: Silke Bake
Production management: Alexandra Wellensiek
Thanks to: Kirsi Monni (Theater Academy of Helsinki), Costume Company Hamburg (
A co-production with the HAU in co-operation with K3 – Center for Choreography / Tanzplan Hamburg, funded by the Capital Culture Fund

Solo by and with Jana Unmüßig originally developed as “Morgen ist ein Tag” premiered within the scope of the choreography residence on K3 – Center for choreography Dance plan Hamburg
Performance, choreography, text: Jana Unmüßig
Costume: Marie Perglerova
Stage: Katrin Bahrs
Lighting design, technical management: Bruno Pocheron
Dramaturgical support: Bryan Campbell, Asher O’Gorman, Tara Silverthorn, Venke Sortland
Mentoring: Pirkko Husemann, João Da Silva
Production management: Alexandra Wellensiek
A production by K3 – Center for Choreography Dance plan Hamburg.
Funded by the Fonds Darstellende Künste e.V.
With the support of Hamburgische Kulturstiftung and tanzhaus nrw.
Thanks to: Michael E. Kleine, Raumgestalt (

HAU Hebbel am Ufer (HAU2)

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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)

Jana Unmüßig / Trailers and Video Documentations

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