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Lighting Design

»Esprit« is a dance piece about the physical transformations that our bodies experience in globalized spaces. It asks which dances airports or shopping centers – spaces designated as Junkspace by the architect Rem Koolhaas – bring about. What characterizes the dances of locations that, as a product of modernization, reject local identity? »Esprit« is an attempt to be moved by these non-places: the dancers travel through the Junkspace, within the euphoria of consumption, they defy anesthetization and create new spaces with their bodies.

Concept, choreography, spatial dramaturgy: Lyllie Rouvière
Co-dramaturgy: Johanna Ackva
Dance assistance: Sunayana Shetty
Dance: Johanna Ackva, Camille Chapon, Ewa Dziarnowska, Björn Ivan Ekemark, Forough Fami, Anna Fitoussi, Magdalena Meindl, Julia Plawgo, Sunayana Shetty, Grete Šmitaite, Hanna Kritten Tangsoo, Alistair Watts
Grafics: Ivan Björn Ekemark

Suddenly’s guests:
Technical managment: Nikola Jasmin Pieper
Music: Mars Dietz
Set design, costume: Julian Weber
Light design: Emilio Cordero Checa
Production management: Inge Zysk, Raquel Moreira

Supported by Senatsverwaltung für Kultur und Europa
Co-production: Tanzfabrik Berlin
Special thanks to: Frauke Havemann, Julek Kreutzer and Leifur Eriksson

Open Spaces
Artistic director: Ludger Orlok
Production management: Juan Harcha
Organization: Vincenz Kokot
Communication, press, editorial: Felicitas Zeeden
Technical management: Martin Pilz
Festival assistance: Dominique Tegho
The performance program of the Tanzfabrik Berlin is supported by the Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe and apap – Performing Europe 2020, co-funded by Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.

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