Benoît Lachambre

Highlights: Tanz Im August (Berlin)

Tanz Im August kicked off its annual festival on Friday August 10, 2012. It will run from Aug 10 until Aug 25, 2012. Below are Contemporary Performance’s Highlights. The full program can be viewed at the Tanz Im August website. SNAKESKINS (A FAKE SOLO) par b.l.eux / Benoit Lachambre HALLE TANZBÜHNE BERLIN 19. Aug / 21 h 20. Aug / 21 h 21. Aug / 20 h The charismatic performer Benoît Lachambre transforms on stage like a moulting animal. But is he in a mode of regression, or is this advanced evolution? Or do these terms relate more to a society that has lost any sense of the future? A multimedia, multi-sensory stage object, »Snakeskins« explores the skin as a surface of resistance with the rigidity of constructed definitions: a visceral and vital manifesto about the multiplicity of the ...

Highlights: Festival TransAmériques (Montreal, Canada) 5.24-6.9.2012

An international event celebrating new works in contemporary dance and theatre, the Festival TransAmériques combines disciplines and artistic trends under cohesive programming. The Festival presents exciting forms of the art of our era, featuring works by choreographers, writers and directors. The only criterion is to present strong work, regardless of theme or place of origin. A vehicle for dialogue between cultures and generations, the Festival TransAmériques showcases major artists as well as artists whose emerging voices rise above the fray, influential and audacious. It supports these exemplary artistic approaches through co-productions. The Festival is a place to meet, a major get-together. It encourages exchange between artists and audience. Workshops, debates and round table discus...