Performance Project 2018 - triple bill! a weekend of Contemporary Dance and Improvisation performances

Event | June, 16th and 17th , 20:00

The Triple Performance Night 2018 is a weekend of Contemporary Dance and Improvisation performances in Urbanraum.
Each evening the program will consist of 3 events:

The first two showings are Contemporary Dance pieces created by Iliana Kalapotharakou (“OR NOT”) and María Sanchez Alonso (“WE GHOSTS”) and performed by their group of Performance Project participants.

The third event, “Pure Improvisation performance”, is a dance improvisation session with live music, following a given structure (read below). Participants of the Pure Improvisation performance can be professional dancers and performance artists of any kind. You are welcome.

To perform at this last event please register via email to the curators of the event: (Iliana: lynnkalapotharakou@gmail.com), describing with a few words your artistic practice and indicating the date(s) you would like to participate. We are looking forward to your registrations!!
For further information please read below.

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Evening Program – 16 June & 17 June - 20:00

A. “OR NOT” - Contemporary dance & Improvisation piece, Performance Project 2018 Showing, by Iliana Kalapotharakou

“Six people are exposed to the relations created between them. They are affected from each other, they make choices for themselves, they affect each other. They are alone and they are together. They come together and they separate. They collaborate, they celebrate, they disagree, they work things out. Or not. They are all together. They are all alone.

Six people dare to connect to each other. They dare to get exposed.
They dare to invest on each other, to trust each other. Or not.
They dare to listen to each other, to understand each other. Or not.
They dare to BE with each other, to share with each other. Or not.
They dare to let each other down. Or not.
They dare to be in RELATION to each other.
They are all together.
They are all alone.”

Choreography / Production: Iliana Kalapotharakou
Performers: Cristina Genova, Zoe Kourkouraidou, Noora Oertel, Kathrin Oerters, Anastasia Simaioforidi, Melody Stowe

Set design: Robin Kötzle
Duration: 25 min.

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B. “WE GHOSTS” - “The Poetic Body” Performance Project 17-18 showing, by María Sánchez Alonso

“We. Old seeds that shaked under the obscure earth. Entities that became human, souls that wear, costumes. An inner journey through past memories and forgotten gestures. Those that we were. Those that had been. Love and care. Dust and desire, knitted with matter and space, in a scream, or a call, for depth; Visiting the broken landscapes of the past, we enter zero, acknowledging each other, acknowledging that this is just another skin we carry. Blind like ghosts that belong to other places, pure like nature, present, like the body.”

Choreography / direction: María Sánchez Alonso

Performers: Vasiliky Bara, Daria Belous, Carla Kienz, Stephanie Matis, Riako Napitupulu, Milena Sebestyen, Laura Sievers, Nikolaos Servas, Katharina Iva Nagel, Elena Vignanelli.

Set design: Robin Kötzle
Duration: 20 min

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(15 min Intermission) – Drinks at the bar available to be purchased.

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C. “PURE IMPROVISATION PERFORMANCE”

We are celebrating Improvisation!
The “Pure Improvisation performance” is an open improvisation space with LIVE MUSIC by Alberto Lucendo (Guitar, Synthesizer) and Maria Reich (Viola). Participation in this performance is offered to professional dancers and performance artists of all kinds (Please register in advance - read below).

Embracing all possibilities and inviting interaction, we offer the circumstance for Improvisation to occur.

This Improvisation session IS STRUCTURED in small “pieces”.

In every round, the DURATION of the piece to be improvised (between 2 and 8 minutes)
AND the NUMBER of PERFORMERS (between 2 and 6)
is given BY L O T T E R Y on the spot!

Curators of the event will call out the duration and number of participants, time the pieces, and call the ends!

The only rule: It’s NOT possible to perform twice in a row! Duration: 35-40 min

IMPORTANT NOTE:
For performers interested, they can order a VIDEO making, focused on their participation (from the cinematographer of the weekend, that will shoot the whole event) for their own professional use.

REGISTRATION:
Please register by email (lynnkalapotharakou@gmail.com) to take part in the Pure Improvisation performance, indicating the date(s) you want to perform. Participants can be professional dancers and performance artists of all kinds.

We are looking forward to your registrations!!

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WHEN: Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 June.

WHERE: Urbanraum (Urbanstrasse. 93, 10967 Berlin)

TIME: 20:00h (Doors open at 19:30)

Reservations: lynnkalapotharakou@gmail.com
Price (Triple event) : 10-16 € Sliding-scale.

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(Note: Participants of the Pure Improvisation performance are invited to the triple event with a reduced ticket of 3€ for Operational costs.)