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Recording: 2015-04-19 , NAH DRAN 50 | ada Studio (Video © Walter Bickmann)

Parwanhe Frei, Rachel Oidtmann

the nearest EXIT

NAH DRAN 50 | ada Studio in den Uferstudios

Production Details / Press Releases

What does going backwards mean in a society, which considers forward as an indication of success and will power? Couldn’t the right amount of backward release a stagnancy in moving forwards? And can’t we actually move backwards forward? In “the nearest EXIT” Rachel Oidtmann and Parwanhe Frei reverse the compulsive urge of striving forwards and engage in the physical and social conventions of backward. Please be aware that the nearest exit may be behind you.

Cast & Credits

Choreography & Performance: Parwanhe Frei, Rachel Oidtmann
Sound: Marin Zivkovic
Costume: Teresa Grosser, Lena Mody

ada Studio is funded by the cultural administration of the Berlin Senate.
Management / Organization: Gabi Beier
Public relations: Silke Wiethe
Technical management & lighting design: Ansgar Tappert
Thanks to the Inter-University Centre for Dance Berlin and the Uferstudios-Team.


ada Studio in den Uferstudios

Uferstr. 23
13357 Berlin

Tickets: (030) 21 80 05 07

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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