caner teker


Part of Berlin Art Week


approx. 60 min.

“karadeniz” engages with the theatricality of wedding practices from Turkey as rituals, as both hetero- and homonormative social institutions, and staged events with choreographed sequences and traditional dances from Turkey, such as the Halay or the Zeybek. Queering the figure of the “Köçek”, the androgynous belly dancer who is infamous for their sex work histories, caner teker interweaves these references from a diasporic stance. As a temporary community, we will translate, refashion and rework labour, affinity politics and rituals.


Concept, Performance, Choreography: caner teker / Creative Production, Production Dramaturgy: Sofie Luckhardt / Performance: Ewa Dziarnowska, Billy Morgan / Musical Direction / performance: LABOUR (Farahnaz Hatam and Colin Hacklander), Lou Drago / Instrumentalists: Ali Hasan, Deniz Mahir Kartal / Costume, Styling: Billy Lobos / Costume, Dresses: Olivia Ballard / Set: Katharina Pia Schütz / Outside Eye: Göksu Kunak, Black Joy, Ahmet Öğüt


  • Past
    Fri 17.9.2021, 19:00 / HAU3
    Sat 18.9.2021, 19:00 / HAU3
    Sun 19.9.2021, 19:00 / HAU3

We have increased ticket capacity for this event. As part of this, we have changed our seating plan from chequerboard pattern to full seating in line with the current hygiene measures. Masks (medical or FFP2) are required throughout the event. You can find our hygiene concept here. We look forward to your visit!


Production: caner teker / PARASITES PROJECTS. Co-production: tanzhaus nrw, HAU Hebbel am Ufer. Funded by: Kunststiftung NRW, Kulturamt der Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf, Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes NRW, NRW Landesbüro Freie Darstellende Künste. Supported by the NATIONALES PERFORMANCE NETZ co-production fund Dance, funded by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media.


Tempelhofer Ufer 10, 10963 Berlin

HAU3 unfortunately is not barrier-free. Access to the theatre is via a stairwell (3rd floor). The use of a lift is possible with prior arrangement. If you need help, please contact our Ticketing & Service team at +49 (0)30 259004-27 or email us at Wheelchair users are also kindly requested to register their attendance at least one day before the performance.
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