Doris Uhlich

Highlights: ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival #30 (Vienna, Austria)

ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival #30 11.7.2013 – 11.8.2013 Vienna, Austria What does an over-sized blue elephant and an Oscar winner have in common? How does a contemporary “Schuhplattler“ open new perspectives on folk dance? Who sings of nature, standing half naked in a chilly leafy forest? And to which beats does Harlem actually shake, why is Greenwhich Village not moved by this, and what’s that all got to do with Vienna, anyway!? This and a lot more is going to be explored by the 30th edition of ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival, in more than 50 productions, from July 11 until August 11, 2013. As of immediately, tickets can be bought online at www.impulstanz.com! ImPulsTanz #30 will be opened on July 9 at 9.15pm by Trajal Harrell & Friends ...

In Performance: Doris Uhlich – Come Back (Vienna, Austria)

Come Back Doris Uhlich Brut Wien 16.1./18.1./19.1./22.1./24.1. – 26.1.2013 Vienna, Austria Choreographer Doris Uhlich’s Come Back brings five former ballet dancers from Vienna’s State Opera and People’s Opera back to the brut stage long after the end of their dance careers. The dancers spent a year working with Uhlich on a futuristic archaeology: based on internalised hierarchy and ballet’s rigorous physical techniques, which came second nature to them back in the day, this work wasn’t about some nostalgic retrospective or about personal failures, but rather focused on risky perspectives: what power is in these disciplined bodies, transformed by time, in the here and now? Where can this power be discharged today? How can you make an internalised system flexible? While their contempor...

In Performance: Night of the bruts (Vienna, Austria)

Night of the bruts various artists Brut Wien 28.9.2012 Vienna, Austria Doris Uhlich – Night of the bruts © Daniel Gottschling As the saying goes, there’s life in the old dog yet: after a lengthy one-year deep sleep, the long performance & dance night has awakened to become the vibrant Night of the bruts. The old brut box is crammed from the cellar to the ceiling with installations, videos and performances. From 7 pm into the early morning hours, artists and collectives connected with brut are called to present themselves or to have themselves immortalised in individual portraits. In this context, as always you may not only look forward to insights into and outlooks upon future productions: special intimate and private moments will be shared everywhere from the workshop to the bac...