Dorothée Munyaneza


Tanz im August

How can you allow someone without a voice to be heard? How can you shed light on people who hide in the shadows? This new work by Dorothée Munyaneza is concerned with women from Rwanda who were raped during the 1994 genocide, and with the unwanted children who were borne of those acts of violence. What sort of life do they lead? Munyaneza, a singer, actor and choreographer, was born in Rwanda. For “Unwanted”, she spoke with women and children and collected their stories in order to tell of their cares and hopes, to dance their lives and make their wounds visible.

Duration 90 Min


Production: Compagnie Kadidi, Anahi. Production, Administration, Booking: Emmanuel Magis / Anahi. Coproduction: Festival d’Avignon, Théatre de Nimes – scène conventionnée pour la danse contemporaine, Le Liberté – Scène Nationale de Toulon, Pole Arts de la scène – Friche la Belle de Mai, La Chartreuse de Villeneuve-lez-Avignon – Centre national des écritures du spectacle, Musée de la Danse – Rennes, Théatre Garonne – scène européenne – Toulouse, MCB Maison de la Culture de Bourges Scène nationale, Bois de l’Aune – Aix en Provence, BIT Teatergarasjen-Bergen, Pole Sud – Centre de développement chorégraphique de Strasbourg, L’échangeur CDC Hauts de France, Escales danse en Val d’Oise, Théatre de St Quentin-en-Yvelines, Scène nationale, Théâtre du  l de l'eau – ville de Pantin, Théatre Forum Meyrin, Genève, Tanz im August / HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin, Festival d’Automne à Paris.

With the support by: DRAC PACA – ministère de la Culture et de la Communication, Région PACA and ARCADI, Fonds de dotation du Quartz – Brest, Creative Exchange Lab of Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Africa Contemporary Arts Consortium/USA, and Baryshnikov Arts Center, New York, NY, ICRC – International Committee of the Red Cross, Fonds SACD stage music, Fonds Transfabrik – Franco-German fund for performing arts. Mit Hilfe von: Montevideo – Marseille.

With the kind support of Institut français and the french ministry for culture and communication / DGCA. German premiere

Magazin im August Article

"Artists as Activists?"


Concept & Choreography: Dorothée Munyaneza / With: Holland Andrews, Alain Mahé, Dorothée Munyaneza / Artistic Advice: Faustin Linyekula / Set Design: Vincent Gadras / Visual Art: Bruce Clarke / Lighting Design: Christian Dubet / Music: Holland Andrews, Alain Mahé, Dorothée Munyaneza / Costume Design: Stéphanie Coudert / Technical Direction: Marion Piry


  • Past
    Wed 23.8.2017, 19:00 / HAU1
    Thu 24.8.2017, 19:00 / HAU1
    Thu 24.8.2017, 20:30 / HAU1


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