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cancelled: Florentina Holzinger - TANZ

18.11.2020 to 22.11.2020 - Halle E+G
Host: Tanzquartier Wien

cancelled: Florentina Holzinger - TANZ

DANCE/PERFORMANCE/MUSIC


Previous dates

sun, 22.11.2020
19.30 h
sat, 21.11.2020
19.30 h
thu, 19.11.2020
19.30 h
wed, 18.11.2020
19.30 h

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The „production of the year“ (Theater heute) returns to its place of creation. TANZ completes Florentina Holzinger’s trilogy about the body as a spectacle, and its disciplining. A ballet class under the direction of Beatrice Cordua, the first ballerina to dance Le sacre de printemps naked (John Neumeier’s Le Sacre, 1972), provides the framework for TANZ. The performers undergo rigorous training in “action ballet”, the so-called “sylphic studies”. In joint rituals, they learn to master their bodies and minds, and they acquire supernatural powers, such as flying. A quest for perfection in an ephemeral world, during which the gross is transformed into the sublime. In an operatic setting, brutal parodies of sensationalist images emerge, as seen in ballet, comedy and pornography. The gaze regime finds reflection in the character of a porn producer who documents the performance. With a cast of women between the ages of twenty and eighty, all of whom have different backgrounds in dance, TANZ raises the question of the legacy of dance. How can the cult of beauty inherent in this tradition be reconciled?

Tanzquartier Wien

opening hours

mo-fri:10 – 18:00
sat-sun:closed

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Tanzquartier Wien GmbH
Museumsplatz 1, A-1070 Wien
Tel.: +43-1-581 35 91
tanzquartier@tqw.at
www.tqw.at

 


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