Adam Linder



approx. 60 mins.

After working on international projects in theatre and exhibition settings, Adam Linder returns to his earliest experience of the performing arts: ballet. Classical ballet has long been largely unchanged with its corps-de-ballet formations, partner work, and visual language. The choreographer lovingly attempts to shake up this traditional stage form, bringing it into the 21st century with contemporary technical approaches. To the music of the British avant-garde band Coil, five world-class dancers weave virtuosity, theatricality, and abstraction into a hybrid vocabulary of movement that is at once raw and subtle, melancholy and serene. The performance also offers a critique of the power relations embedded within classical ballet. How can representations of gender and race be changed, and what movement should the dancers remain loyal to?                                                      



Concept & Choreography: Adam Linder / By & with: Douglas Letheren, Joshua Harriette, Louella May Hogan, Paxton Ricketts, Stephanie Amurao / Stage & lighting design: Shahryar Nashat / Costume design: Adam Linder / Music: Coil / Music arrangement: Steffen Martin / Artistic assistance: Cooper Jacoby / Artistic advice: Justin Kennedy, Emma McCormick-Goodhart / Choreography assistance: Anand Dhanakoti / Programme design: HiT Studio / Technical direction: Jan Havers / Light technology: Boris Heiland / Production & tour management: Uta Engel / Company management & international relations: Andrea Niederbuchner


  • Past
    Sat 22.4.2023, 20:00 / HAU2
    Sun 23.4.2023, 17:00 / HAU2

After the performance on 22.4. at CAN: Dance with us! with Isabel Lewis / admission free


Production: Adam Linder. Co-production: Kampnagel. Funded by: Kulturstiftung des Bundes. Supported by: Kvadrat.                                    


Hallesches Ufer 34, 10963 Berlin

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