Isabelle Schad celebrates the beauty of simple movement sequences in two powerful solos. In Rotations, the movements of the dancer Claudia Tomasi rotate and accumulate into an energetic flow, creating the illusion that her body is moving by itself. Between precision and loss of control, the choreography creates an astonishing energy. In Knotting, the dancer Francesca d'Ath deals with the knot in fluid, space-filling movements. A deep blue surface in the stage set creates references between heaven and earth, between reality and dream. She creates a space that makes parts of the body appear like cut-outs with fluid, soft forms by the painter Henri Matisse. The choreography is an ongoing game of repetition and change – with movement that never begins, never ends.
NOVEMBER 02 - 12 | TANZSCOUT 2.0 | ONLINE
CONCEPT, CHOREOGRAPHY Isabelle Schad CO-CHOREOGRAPHY, PERFORMANCE Francesca d'Ath (Knotting) CO-CHOREOGRAPHY, PERFORMANCE Claudia Tomasi (Rotations) SOUND Damir Simunović LIGHT Emma Juliard COSTUMES Charlotte Pistorius OBJECT Volker Hüdepohl PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT Heiko Schramm
A production by Isabelle Schad in co-production with SOPHIENSÆLE and Transart Festival Bozen. Funded by the Senate Department for Culture and Europe. Supported by the Nationale Performance Netz co-production fund for dance. Funded by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and Media and supported by Wiesen55 e.V. Media partner: taz. die tageszeitung