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Emerging: Daniel Linehan’s (New York/Brussels) Not About Everything

NOT ABOUT EVERYTHING [singlepic id=147 w= h= float=] Encircled by books and magazines, a lone body, as if placed at the centre of the world, begins to rotate. First slowly, then gradually metamorphozing into an insane whirling movement. The body begins to speak, repentantly: “This is not about everything, This is not about everything.” Daniel Linehan (Choreography and Performance), worked as a dan...

Digest: News for the week of September 6-13, 2009

Below is the weekly digest for the week of September 6-13, 2009. [singlepic id=143 w= h= float=] Books: The Theatre of Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio September 11th, 2009 [singlepic id=140 w= h= float=] Featured: Hotel Pro Forma (Copenhagen, Denmark) September 10th, 2009 [singlepic id=145 w= h= float=] In Performance: Is You Me at deSingel (Antwerp, Belgium) September 9th, 2009 [singlepic id=146 w= h= ...

Books: The Theatre of Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio

[singlepic id=142 w= h=] The Theatre of Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio chronicles four years in the life of an extraordinary Italian theatre company whose work is widely recognized as some of the most exciting theatre currently being made in Europe. In the first English-language book to document their work, company founders, Claudia Castellucci, Romeo Castellucci and Chiara Guidi, discuss their approac...

In Performance: Is You Me at deSingel (Antwerp, Belgium)

Is You Me deSingel (Antwerp, Belgium) Wed17 Mar 2010 20:00 Thu18 Mar 2010 20:00 Fri19 Mar 2010 20:00 [singlepic id=135 w= h= float=] You probably know Louise Lecavalier as a star dancer in La La La Human Steps. Her quick pirouettes and acrobatic dives are legendary, and her slim, androgynous appearance is always fascinating. She is an icon, a fifty-year-old blonde angel with an aura. The choreogra...

Featured: Volksbühne and Frank Castorf (Berlin, Germany)

VOLKSBÜHNE AM ROSA-LUXEMBURG-PLATZ A Theatre of the People The Volksbühne in the centre of Berlin is one of the leading and most innovative theatres of both Berlin and Germany. It was established in 1914 as a result of a grassroots people’s movement. Erwin Piscator, in the 1920s, and Benno Besson, in the 1970s, had a huge influence on the theatre. After the fall of the Berlin Wall, Frank Castorf b...

Twitterview: Present Attempt’s (UK) NETWORKS 1.0

Pformart: Can you tell us a little about your company? Presentattempt: Journeying together for 3 years now, our process relies upon collaboration, our practice relishes the 'tarnished performance'.

Weekly digest for 2009-09-06

Thank you for the mention, George Hunka. http://bit.ly/L7kG9#criticism_20090823 # RT @Performa09: Performa in NYMag’s Fall Preview “back, bigger than ever…UNMISSABLE.” http://tinyurl.com/lnad88 # RT @performaddict: Richard Foreman play announced: Idiot Savant with Willem Dafoe @ and with Public Theatre. http://tiny.cc/NM1OF # Danspace Announces Fall 2009 – Highlights ...

Emerging: Present Attempt’s (UK) NETWORKS 1.0

NETWORKS 1.0 For the performance, Networks 1.0, Present Attempt went on a 24 hour journey that started and finished in London and attempted to connect all the people in the world! They traveled around the country as they met and made friends with people along the way, physically traversing people’s social networks in order to build a human-sized map of inter-connectivity. They began in London at 1...

Highlights: Festival d’Automne a Paris

Heiner Goebbels I Went To The House But Did Not Enter [singlepic id=128 w= h= float=]Three tableaux based on four texts by T.S. Eliot, Maurice Blanchot, Franz Kafka and Samuel Beckett challenge the very principles of narration. Heiner Goebbels has set them to music and in space, offering them scope. “Narrative?  No.  No narrative. Never again.” [Maurice Blanchot] Tailor-made for the Hilliard Ensem...

Highlights: CPR- Center for Performance Research Fall 2009 (NYC)

DANCE / MULTI-MEDIA PERFORMANCE / INTERNET Website Impersonations: The Ten Most Visited #2 – www.google.com Ursula Endlicher Saturday, October 3 -8pm -$10 With google.com Ursula Endlicher closes her ten-part circle of “Website Impersonations: The Ten Most Visited”. This live performance series, which utilizes Web Code as choreography, will include dancers, performers, the audienc...

Highlights: Barbican BITE2009

[singlepic id=112 w= h= float=] Gospels of Childhood The Triptych Teatr ZAR This spiritual and sensual experience is a three-part ritualistic lamentation on birth, death, pleasure and pain, told through song, chanting and movement. ————————————————————————...

In Performance: NORDWIND FESTIVAL at the Hebbel Am Ufer (Berlin, Germany)

NORDWIND FESTIVAL at the Hebbel Am Ufer FROM 30 SEPTEMBER UNTIL 7 OCTOBER 2009 The re-discovery of pathos and emotion is at the focus of the Nordwind Festival 2009. “I have nothing, absolutely nothing in common with the middle-European mentality… Theatre has to be a wolf and not a sheep. It is not an economic transaction.” (Kristian Smeds) [singlepic id=116 w= h= float=] KRISTIAN SMEDS is Finland’...