Dakh Daughters

All girls freak cabaret from Ukraine

Part of the Festival “Utopian Realities – 100 Years of Now with Alexandra Kollontai”


ca. 90 min.

With provocative-political statements and a unique appearance at Kiev’s embattled Maidan, the women band caused quite a furore. The Dakh Daughters (daughters of the “Dakh” theatre, one of Kiev’s most important avant-garde stages) sing of the borderland of an empire, of post-Soviet tragedy, of Donbas, the contested industrial region in eastern Ukraine. A performative-musical slugfest with 15 instruments.


Director: Vlad Troitsky / cello, accordion, piano, drums: Solomiia Melnyk / drums, percussion, double bass, trembita: Ruslana Khazipova / piano, double bass, drums, flute: Tanya Hawrylyuk / double bass, percussion, piano: Natalia Halanevych / violin, trembita: Natalia Zozul / guitar, percussion: Anna Nikitina / Cello: Nina Garenetska / video design: Mariya Volkova


  • Past
    Wed 18.1.2017, 20:00 / HAU1


German premiere in the frame of “Utopian Realities”, a co-production of HAU Hebbel am Ufer and Haus der Kulturen der Welt as part of “100 Years of Now”, curated by HAU Hebbel am Ufer. Funded by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media.

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