Production Details / Press Releases
To what extent are acts, gestures and convictions passed on, changed or rejected? Based on interviews and biographies, the two performers deal with the gestural heritage given to Afro-German women by their white grandmothers, who had lived during the time of National Socialism.
Documentary Dance – Vier Skizzen aus der Realität
Four former Tanztage artists examine if the success of documentary theater can also inspire dance to take a new look at reality. In 15 minute long solos they try out various documentary work methods.
Cast & Credits
CHOREOGRAPHY, TEXT: Magda Korsinsky
PERFORMANCE: Ekua Mansah Bukowsky, Hilla Steinert
LIGHT: Catalina Fernández
VOICE: Theresa Henning
MUSIC: The friendly Sultan: Epochal music since 3000 BC
Supported by HZT Berlin and Ballhaus Naunynstraße.
Thanks to all the friends who gave me an insight into their stories in interviews.
TANZTAGE BERLIN 2017
ARTISTIC DIRECTION: Anna Mülter
FESTIVAL MANAGEMENT: Franziska Schrage
PRODUCTION ASSISTANCE: Johanna Withelm
DRAMATURGICAL SUPPORT: Thomas Schaupp, Maja Zimmermann
The 26th Tanztage Berlin are a production of SOPHIENSÆLE. Funded by the Senate Department for Culture and Europe. With the support of Goethe-Institut, Tanzfabrik Berlin e.V. and mapping dance berlin.
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):