Programme

Kat Válastur

Diana, Even

Dance

60 mins.

An arrow hits a tree in a forest. The hit sets the arrow into an infinite vibration. The vibration creates ripples on the still water and disturbs its surface. At that moment, Diana, the goddess of hunt and protector of flora and fauna falls dead. This violent redirection of the myth and its historical course creates a new mythical time-space. Diana now exists simultaneously as hunter and prey. In Kat Válastur’s new choreography the four dancers Xenia Koghilaki, Malika Lamwersiek, Ogbitse Omagbemi, Tamar Sonn and four polyphonic singers by the Greek female vocal group Pleiades embody these circles of action on a stage created by Leon Eixenberger and with the light design of Martin Beeretz. “Diana, Even” takes the event beyond mythic construction and thus suggests through quantum mechanical principles (the observer co-creates what is observed), a new reading of History.

Trailer “Diana, Even”

Cast

Concept, choreography: Kat Válastur / Performance: Xenia Koghilaki, Malika Lamwersiek, Ogbitse Omagbemi, Tamar Sonn / Singers: Pleiades Vocal Group (Aliki Atsalaki, Stella Grigovits, Vassula Delli, Eirini Kyriakou) / Lighting design & technical director: Martin Beeretz / Stage design: Leon Eixenberger / Lighting design assistance: Vito Walter / Assistant stage design: Cecilia Nercausseau Gibson / Sound design: Cesar B. / Choreographic assistance: Lena Klink / Costumes: Marie Gerstenberger/ werkstattkollektiv / Dramaturgical advice: Filippos Telesto, Yiannis Papachristos / Production management: Sina Kießling / Touring & Distribution: Nicole Schuchardt (HAU Hebbel am Ufer)

Dates

  • Past
    Premiere
    Fri 7.1.2022, 19:00 / HAU2
    Sat 8.1.2022, 19:00 / HAU2
    Sun 9.1.2022, 17:00 / HAU2
    Mon 10.1.2022, 19:00 / HAU2
Notes:

Only fully vaccinated or recovered persons have access to this event. The obligation to wear a medical mask also applies during the performance. The event is seated in a chequerboard pattern. An additional test certificate is not necessary. Please find our full hygiene policy here.

Credits

Production: Kat Válastur- Co-production: HAU Hebbel am Ufer, NEXT Arts Festival (Kortrijk), Points communs / nouvelle scène nationale Cergy-Pontoise / Val d’Oise. Funded by: Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe, Hauptstadtkulturfonds.

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