Simone Forti: Zoo Mantras (aka Sleep Walkers)

– First German Performance – September 29 & 30, 8:30pm, Sophiensaele Berlin, Festsaal Since his studies at the SNDO Amsterdam, Martin Nachbar has regarded Simone Forti as among the most significant protagonists of contemporary dance. Her work Sleep Walkers (aka Zoo Mantras), considered a signature piece…

Tanzscout

Discover dance with Tanzscout Curious about contemporary dance and performance? Would you like to increase your knowledge about dance and experience something new alongside other newcomers? We offer exchanges between the viewing public, the artists, and the event organizers through introductory talks, workshops, salons and…

Martin Nachbar: Animal Dances

September 29, 6:30pm, Sophiensaele Berlin Martin Nachbar’s 2013 solo Animal Dances shows the configurations, effects and forces that emerge when a human figure imitates another species. While the result may at times be concrete and true to nature, Martin Nachbar does not refuse the possibilities of…

Simone Forti: Striding Crawling

– First German Performance – September 30, 8:30pm, Sophiensaele Berlin, Festsaal Simone Forti’s engagement with the animal has been manifold and choreographically multi-layered: while her piece Sleep Walkers (aka Zoo Mantras) emphasizes the sculptural quality of the animal-in-motion, her later work Striding Crawling is based on improvisation. Having…

Masterclasses

Monday, September 25 – Saturday, September 30, daily 10 am – 12 noon at Sophiensaele Berlin open for all levels and backgrounds, in English We can still accept participants for the whole week, but also for single classes. Please contact us at info@tierformeln.de. Fee: 80,-…

Open Lab

September 30, 6.30pm, Sophiensaele Berlin, Hochzeitssaal For the duration of a week, seven choreographers and performers who have interwoven the topic of animals and a dance/theatre practice will engage with and negotiate their various approaches and questions concerning mimesis, embodiment, encounters with animals as well as animals…

Animal Talks

October 1, 11 am – 6:30 pm   11 am – 12 noon David Weber-Krebs & Maximilian Haas: “The Future of Stage Donkeys” 12 noon – 1 pm Krôôt Juurak & Alex Bailey & Jessica Ullrich: “Art for Animal Audiences” 2 pm – 3 pm…

Tierforme/l/n Impro

October 1st, 7:30 pm Using the score of Simone Forti’s Zoo Mantras (aka Sleep Walkers) as a starting point, the weekend will be completed by an improvisation with the lab participants and special guests from Berlin. Juxtaposition and cooperation through performance/dance will combine into an…