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Recording: 2023-11-12 , HfS Ernst Busch (Video © Bickmann & Kolde GbR)

Melissa Herrada Vázquez, Sohui Jeong

Un cuerpo frente a la inmensidad (Ein Körper vor der Unermesslichkeit)

777 | HfS Ernst Busch

Production Details / Press Releases

A body
A body is enough, a body makes a difference.
The philosopher Santiago Alba Rico says that “A body is worth as much as time has been invested in waiting for it, in looking at it, in taking care of it, in paying attention to it.” And what does choreography demand if not paying attention to bodies, spaces, objects, sounds, words, lights, dreams, shadows, and the present. A body is the intuition of an instant, it is a process that from choreography tries to unveil the sensitive possibility of the present, an intimate and anonymous instant that pretends to become poetic and political. Only a body that recognizes the immensity of the present will be enough, will be able to make a difference… in the world

At the beginning of their second year, the students of the MA Choreography present choreographies that they have developed together with composition students from klangzeitort, the Institute for New Music at the Berlin University of the Arts and the Hanns Eisler Academy of Music. One choreography student and one composition student will test forms of interdisciplinary collaboration and develop projects on freely chosen themes.

The works will be shown in two different blocks in the studio hall of the HfM Hanns Eisler Berlin (Program 1) and in the HfS Ernst Busch on the Bühne Unten (Program 2).


TFB Nr. 1832

Cast & Credits

Choreographic direction: Melissa Herrada
Musical composition: Sohui Jeong
Actor: Shanti Vera
Lighting designer: Jésica Elizondo
Dramaturgy: Valeria Oviedo
Costume: Maya Hainsfurth
Tutor: Sabine Chwalisz

Direction: Wolfgang Heiniger (KZO) and Ingo Reulecke (HZT) together with Netta Weiser and Genoël von Lilienstern
Tutors: Jacqueline Butzinger, Saemi Jeong (KZO) and Jo Kolski, Hannah Schillinger (HZT)
Lighting: Marco Phillipp (HfM)
Technical direction: Sabrina Münzberg (HfS)
A cooperation of Hochschulübergreifendes Zentrum Tanz Berlin and klangzeitort.

HfS Ernst Busch

Zinnowitzer Str. 11
10115 Berlin

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)

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