Lectures and Choreographies

DialogueTanz im August

CHOREO_DRIFT is initiated and curated by choreographer Cristina Caprioli, who often works across institutional boarders that sets academia and art-based research in interaction. In 2012, she organized Weaving Politics symposium addressing Choreography, Human Rights and Violence. CHOREO_DRIFT presents three academic lectures addressing choreography and politics that are spoken live by their authors, while performed as choreography. Here, Caprioli is joined by Gabriele Brandstetter, Marcia Sá Cavalcante Schuback andBoyan Manchev. The audience is invited to watch, listen, discuss, and to engage both individually and collectively.

Lecturers and Lectures:

- Gabriele Brandstetter Fabric of Movement – Writing, Interweaving, Dislocating

- Marcia Sá Cavalcante Schuback Dance, a word

- Boyan Manchev The New Arachne: Biopolitics and Techniques of Life

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Production: ccap with the support of The Swedish Arts Council, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee and The Swedish Research Council.


Concept and Choreography: Cristina Caprioli / Performers: Sophie Augot, Ulrika Berg, Philip Berlin, Emelie Johansson, Pavle Heidler, Sebastian Lingerius / Co-dramaturge and Respondent: Andrej Mircev / Technique: Lumination / Production and Management: ccap / Head of administration: Charlotta Gustavsson / International relations manager: Kory Davis


  • Past
    Fri 15.8.2014, 10:00 / Sophiensæle Festsaal


Sophiensæle Festsaal
Sophienstr. 18, 10178 Berlin

The Kantine is at ground level and accessible without steps. The Festsaal (1st floor) and Hochzeitssaal (3rd floor) can be reached via an elevator (1.76 m x 2.71 m) when accompanied by the house staff. To use the elevator please contact our evening staff. The distance from the street to the elevator is approx. 60 m.

An accessible toilet (entrance door 1m in width) is available on the 1st floor and can be reached via the elevator. It can be accessed via the Festsaal foyer. For events in the Hochzeitssaal there is a WC on the 3rd floor with an entrance and cabin door 81 cm wide, the other cabin doors are 56 cm wide. From the 3rd floor as well as from the ground floor you can reach the accessible WC on the 1st floor by using the elevator.

Wheelchair users and persons with impaired mobility are requested to give advance notice by or ringing the venue at 030 27 89 00 35. 
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