Participatory performance + artis talk physical theatre dance improvisation interaction

Fr. 02.03.2018   20:30->ACUD Theater, Mitte

Public discussion following 'Something Happens'

Bringing a theatrical frame to small things that happen in everyday life Evgenia Chetvertkova proposes a way for them to become an event. This performance is created by a number of consistent small tasks/etudes with an open end for a performer, an audience and environment. After the show the audiences are invited to share their thoughts and impressions with the artist.

1 Has it really happened? Or you just imagined that. Foto © Daniel Voskresensky2 Christoph Wirth, Dramaturg, Regisseur, Musiker
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How does Evgenia Chetvertkova create a net of connections between a performer, an audience and environment? How does she focus attention on an experience? How does it feel to be in performative space? How does it feel when something happens? After the show we discuss with Evgenia Chetvertkova about improvisation, unpredictability and an event.

You can now reserve tickets (12€ / 8€) including free admission to the introduction directly through Theater Scoutings! (up to 1 day before the performance)
Just send an email with the desired number of tickets to reservierung(at)theaterscoutings-berlin.de
You are also certainly welcome to simply come by on the day of the performance, but we are unable to guarantee that tickets will be available. 

Schedule:

8:30 pm – Performance

after the show - Artist Talk 
Questions? The persons with pink Theaterscoutings-badges are here to help you.

Karten-Telefon: 030/ 44 35 94 97
Karten per E-Mail: theater(at)acud.de

wann: Fr. 02.03.2018   20:30

wo: ACUD Theater
Veteranenstr.21, Mitte, 10119 Berlin (Auf Stadtplan zeigen.)

About the venue

ACUD Theatre

The ACUD Theatre in Berlin's Mitte district has been a place for young, innovative and diverse theatre since 1990, building bridges between acting, dance, performing art, clowning and puppetry. As an independent theatre, it supports national and international theatre pieces by young groups and solo artists. ACUD Theatre organises festivals and initiates multicultural events on political themes, engages with theatre with homeless people, people with handicaps (e.g. for people with sight and hearing impairments) as well as making precarious experimentation possible. Each year around 120 performances take place in the 70-seat theatre, around 90% of them new productions, Berlin premieres or world premieres. There are also readings by authors in the original language and political discussion forums, workshops and theatre sport events. 

www.acud.de/#theater


About the performance

Something Happens

This performance is a net of connections between a performer, an audience and environment in order to create a playground where small events may happen. This performance is created by a number of consistent small tasks/etudes with an open end for a performer, an audience and environment. This is an attempt to merge a happening and a theatrical piece, to create a fluid performative space that is open for occurrences. This piece is designed in order to focus attention on an experience of knowing/not knowing, hope/believe, boredom, mistake, deception and unpredictability. 

"Bringing a theatrical frame to small things that happen in everyday life I propose a way for them to become an event. I set up a task for myself to create improvisational movement responses to whatever may happen during the time of performance in order to invite events in my body as a performative space. I invite an audience in a set design with elements of “romantic repairment”, in order to evoke creative, playful and warm space in which we all are going to improvise to some extent." (Evgenia Chetvertkova)

About the dancer and choreographer

Evgenia Chetvertkova

Evgenia Chetvertkova is a dancer, choreographer and performer. She began to dance in early childhood and got her initial education and stage experience in Troitsk dance ensemble for young people (ballet and folk dances). While studying at the Moscow State University (psychology) she moved towards more contemporary and improvisational forms of dance and theatre. After graduating (2007) she took part in performances of the Derevo Theatre and began her own experiments in dance, physical theatre and visual arts. Being a member and later choreographer of Russian PoemaTheatre dance theatre over 6 years she developed a unique practice and created over 10 choreographic pieces. Since 2017 she lives in Berlin and studies at Solo Dance Authorship master programme in HZT.

https://evgeniachet.com

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