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TEXTDANCE: Myth, Spirit, and Body

2022-06-20, 7:30 PM

PERFORMANCESThree ensembles will present hybrid and experimental performances at the intersection of poetry, dance, and music.

Undine tanzt! explores the phenomenon of mythological water women via a text, media, and dance laboratory, offering a new version of the Undine myth. At Deep Inside, house and baroque poetry meet divine ecstasy. In times of (post)pandemic social malaise, Deep Inside searches for the collective body and soul. Schulter von α und anderen, fernen Ländern is based on Daniel Falb’s text die menschen von einst liebten den tanz.”

This event will be held partly in German and partly in English.


MO 20.6. | 19.30 | Kleines Parkett | 14/9 €

„Undine tanzt!“ with Dean Ruddock, spoken-word-artist Germany | Willie Stark, chorepgrapher and dancer France | Kinga Tóth, sound poet Hungary

„Deep Inside“ with Ania Nowak, chorepgrapher and dancer Poland as well as Costume: Grzegorz Matląg Poland | Sound: Justyna Stasiowska Poland

„Schulter von α und anderen, fernen Ländern“ with Daniel Falb, author Germany | KNM Quartett Germany | Yuya Fujinami, dancer Japan

Presentation: Alexander Gumz Germany

Project leader: Bettina Henningsen


“Undine tanzt!” is a production of TanzPoeten/ProArtiSt Münster, funded by Kunststiftung NRW and LWL-Kulturstiftung, with the kind support of White Elephant Collective e. V. Produced as part of Droste Festival 2021, supported in the NEUSTART program of the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media by Literaturfonds e.V. and the Ministry of Culture and Science of the State of NRW.

 “Deep Inside” is a production of La Casa Encendida, with the kind support of the Ankara Queer Art Program.

„Schulter von α und anderen, fernen Ländern was developed for the Haus für Poesie/poesiefestival berlin 2017 as part of drei D poesie, funded by the state of Berlin, Senate Department for Culture and Europe.

TEXTDANCE: Myth, Spirit, and Body is kindly supported by the Collegium Hungaricum.

The poesiefestival berlin is a project of the Haus für Poesie in cooperation with the Akademie der Künste, with support from the Hauptstadtkulturfonds.