Gob Squad

Dancing About


German /  English /  approx. 120 mins.

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Who are you? What do you believe in? And in an increasingly polarised world, whose side are you on? In their first dance piece in 30 years of performing together, Gob Squad have invented a new form of dance floor, part nightclub, part ritual worship, part expressive dance therapy. Each night anew, a bizarre play on the paradox of the cult of the individual and our need for community emerges. The popular production from 2012 and can now be experienced again at HAU.


Concept: Gob Squad / Performance and development: Johanna Freiburg, Sean Patten, Tina Pfurr, Sharon Smith, Berit Stumpf, Sarah Thom, Bastian Trost, Simon Will / Sound design: Sebastian Bark, Jeff McGrory / Video design: Miles Chalcraft / Lighting: Claes Schwennen / Costume: Marie Perglerova / Costume sculptures: Josa David Marx / Dramaturgy and production management: Christina Runge / Artistic support: Amina Nouns, Lena Mody / Intern: Valeria Germain / Company management and public relations: Eva Steffgen / Funding and strategy manager: Eva Hartmann / Touring and financial manager: Caroline Gentz, Grischa Schwiegk / UK producer: Ayla Suveren / Costume (HAU): Gabi Bartels / Stages (HAU): Jachya Freeth, Jan Hoffmann / Lighting (HAU): Claes Schwennen, Max Wegner / Sound (HAU): Frieder Naumann / Video (HAU): Fine Freiberg


  • Past
    Wed 27.11.2019, 20:00 / HAU2
    Thu 28.11.2019, 20:00 / HAU2
    Fri 29.11.2019, 21:00 / HAU2
    Tue 7.1.2020, 20:00 / HAU2
    Wed 8.1.2020, 20:00 / HAU2
    Thu 30.3.2023, 20:30 / HAU2
    Fri 31.3.2023, 20:30 / HAU2


Production: Gob Squad. Co-production: Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, Schauspiel Köln. Gob Squad is regularly funded (2015–2019 & 2020–2023) by the State Berlin, Senatsverwaltung für Kultur und Europa.

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