25 years of Sasha Waltz & Guests: Preview of our program until summer 2019

25 Jahre Sasha Waltz & Guests Grafik ©Daniel Wiesmann
25 Jahre Sasha Waltz & Guests Grafik ©Daniel Wiesmann

25 years of Sasha Waltz & Guests – the anniversary continues: A new piece at the Volksbühne Berlin, repertory with longtime partners, »Körper« and »Kreatur« accompanied by a photo exhibition and a sound installation in December, the annual showing of the Kindertanzcompany, Dabke Community Dance and world wide touring.

»Amal in Erfurt, »Dabke Community Dance« in Berlin

The production »Amal« (engl.: hope) by Medhat Aldaabal and Davide Camplani will be performed during the 6th International Dance Theatre Festival at Erfurt on the 30th September. Only a few days later, on the day of the German Unity, Medhat Aldaabal and Ali Hasan will again give a »Dabke Community Dance« workshop at the Radialsystem - with a subsequent party.

World premiere of EΞΟΔΟΣ I Exodos by Sasha Waltz on 23 August in Berlin

Exodos Sasha Waltz & Guests © Carolin Saage
»Exodos« Sasha Waltz & Guests © Carolin Saage

On 23rd August 2018 the new creation EΞΟΔΟΣ I Exodos by Sasha Waltz will have its world premiere at the Radialsystem in Berlin with three more performances on 24th, 25th and 26th August.  For the first time the Berlin audience will have the opportunity to see a preview of the piece on 20th and 22nd August - and there will be a ticket contingent available at the box office for all Berlin performances. The production is a coproduction with the Ruhrtriennale - EΞΟΔΟΣ I Exodos will be performed during the festival at the Jahrhunderhalle Bochum in September.

»Kreatur« at Festival d’Avignon

© Sebastian Bolesch
Ensemble Kreatur © Sebastian Bolesch

We are excited that »Kreatur« by Sasha Waltz will be presented at the 72nd edition of the Festival d'Avignon in July this year. It will be performed at the Opéra Confluence the 7th through 9th and 12th through 14th July 2018.

Education & Community – programm 1st July 2018

Diversity and an open, cosmopolitan attitude are the guiding principles of the genre-crossing work within the »Education & Community« framework of Sasha Waltz & guests: these currently include »Dabke Community Dancing«, the choreography »Amal«, and the workshop »Women for common spaces«. On the 1st July we present parts of the programm in cooperation with the Radialsystem

»Körper« at Opéra de Lille

Körper © Bernd Uhlig
© Bernd Uhlig

Since its premiere in 2000 at the Schaubühne Berlin the first part of the »Körper«-trilogy by Sasha Waltz with music by Hans Peter Kuhn has been performed in over 48 cities in more than 30 countries. In June the piece will be presented at the Opéra de Lille for the first time as part of the program of the festival Latitudes Contemporaines.