Michael Laub / Remote Control Productions



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“Rolling” brings together roughly 200 films in one performance. This minimal adaptation of film to theatre becomes a unique exploratory montage of acting, dance and sound. As in “Fassbinder, Faust and the Animists” – a great adaptation of Fassbinder’s film “Beware of a Holy Whore” – Michael Laub’s new project is a staged variation of film and theatre, reflecting their relationship in a complex compositional process. Instead of adapting a self-contained script for the stage, the director uses film scenes and citations ranging from the beginning of the 20th century to the present day, opening up potential new perspectives and narratives. In this choreographically precise piece with ten performers, it becomes clear what enormous influence the genre of film has had on the working practice of Laub as a pioneer of post-dramatic theatre


Concept & direction: Michael Laub / With: Maxwell Cosmo Cramer, Lukas Gander, Tian Gao, Challenge Gumbodete, Melissa Holley, Florian Lenz, Gabrielle Miller, Melissa Anna Schmidt, Isabel Wamig, Greg Zuccolo / Choreography: Michael Laub, Greg Zuccolo & cast / Video & Technical Director: Bodo Gottschalk / Light: Nigel Edwards / Sound Design: Michael Laub / Sound Technician: Toni Bräutigam, Florian Fischer / Costumes: Maria Roers, Mareile Krettek and cast / Assistant Director: Declan Rooney / Dresser / Tailoring: Fabienne-Michelle Grassl / Make-up: Tilo Nethe / Set elements: Michael Laub, Jean Baptiste Trystram / Project Management: Miriam Schmidtke / Production Assistant / Subtitling: Ayako Toyama / Artistic / Production Advisor: Michael Stolhofer / Projektberatung: Heike Albrecht / Executive Producer: Coralie Morillon / Management Remote Control Productions: Claudine Profitlich / Music: Mute Speaker / Auszüge aus dem Soundtrack


  • Past
    Wed 12.6.2019, 20:00 / HAU1
    Thu 13.6.2019, 20:00 / HAU1
    Fri 14.6.2019, 20:00 / HAU1
    Sat 15.6.2019, 20:00 / HAU1

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  • Credits

    Production: Michael Laub and Remote Control Productions. Co-production: HAU Hebbel am Ufer, ImPulsTanz-Vienna International Dance Festival. Funded by: Hauptstadtkulturfonds.


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