Writing on performing arts + Dance

Do. 22.02.2018   19:00->Uferstudios, Wedding

Writing in Response to '0 | - nonverbal communication'

This event is part of A Season of Performance Writing, a series of practical writing workshops for everyone interested in writing, performance, and writing about performance. For the first event, we invite you to join the dress rehearsal of a dance work by Mimi Jeong, followed by a writing workshop led by INTERNATIONAL NOTICE.

1 How is a body determined by its confrontation to an inert body? Photo: Roman Huck
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If you participate in A Season of Performance Writing, you will be invited to the dress rehearsals of five premieres across Berlin’s independent stages and spaces, ranging from dance to theater. After the show, lively writing exercises geared towards developing your skills, examining your ideas around performance, and writing from a fresh perspective will be facilitated. Sessions, held in English, are led by Richard Aslan and Louise Trueheart of INTERNATIONAL NOTICE whose joint experience encompasses performance making, choreography, writing, and editing. A Season of Performance Writing is brought to you by INTERNATIONAL NOTICE and THEATERSCOUTINGS BERLIN. INTERNATIONAL NOTICE is an artist-led project generating a constantly evolving archive of original and innovative critical writing in response to independent performance in Berlin.

Price for the season is 90 €, which includes the invitation to 5 performances and the writing workshops following each of them. An early-bird rate of 75 € is available until February 15th. (Prices are VAT inclusive.)

Program:

February 22: 0 | - nonverbal communication by Mimi Jeong, in Uferstudios
March 28: Figures in a Landscape by Tanzcompagnie Rubato, in Gemäldegalerie im Kulturforum
April 17: Cassandra Has Turned by Kareth Schaffer, in Sophiensaele
May 9: GOG / MAGOG by internil, in Theaterdiscounter
May 24: Aids Follies by Johannes Müller/Philine Rinnert, in Sophiensaele

Complete information

To  find out more and reserve your place, email us on: international.notice(at)gmail.com 

 

 

Karten-Telefon: (030) 20059270

wann: Do. 22.02.2018   19:00

wo: Uferstudios
Badstr. 41a , Wedding, 13357 Berlin (Auf Stadtplan zeigen.)

About the venue:

Uferstudios_ for Contemporary Dance

On the banks of the Panke in Wedding, new life has sprung up in what was once a maintenance facility for the BVG, Berlin’s public transport company. The garages have been transformed into fourteen roomy studios, as well as offices and ateliers. The site’s past remains visible, and the industrial vibe can still be felt.With inspiration from Berlin’s dance scene and the TanzRaumBerlin network, plus support from the state lottery foundation, Uferstudios GmbH has created a new site for contemporary dance, which was officially opened in 2010. Since then, the Uferstudios has offered choreographers, dancers and other artists a space for professional work in a stimulating environment where openness and participation are valued.

www.uferstudios.com

About the piece:

0 | - nonverbal communication

How is a body determined by its confrontation to an inert body?  This creation is conceived as a questioning on the influence of distance, physical or invisible sources on the human body in the space.

About the artist:

Mimi Jeong

Mimi Jeong is a south Korean choreographer and dancer based in Berlin. She is working for dance as well as in interdisciplinary fields: creating and performing works for the stage, for video and visual art projects.
In 2005 She received her degree at the Folkwang University of arts in Essen, Germany and a Master degree in Choreography (MA Choreography) in the Hochschulübergreifendes Zentrum Tanz Berlin (HZT), in 2016. Since 2003 she has been working as a dancer and a choreographer. She has been invited as a choreographer to different Festivals like Extra Frei, Tanz Bremen, P-Bodies, Freier Tanz im Delta in Theater Felina Areal Mannheim and “International Nyoba Kan Butoh Festival Kuala Lumpur”.

https://jeongmimi.net/

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