Meg Stuart / Damaged Goods


Part of “There is no time for this”


80 min.

Five dancers reveal simultaneously and singularly an energetic landscape, a charged terrain of options. Their actions are manifestations of surging phenomena, imperceptible but always active. VIOLET is a steep descent into a maelstrom, a swirl of energetic patterns and kinetic sculptures full of detail, partnered live on stage by musician BrendanDougherty on electronics and percussion. After a period of cross-breeding with other art forms and collaborations, MegStuart turns in VIOLET to movement as its primary motor, pairing choreography with an alchemy of the senses. Perhaps the most abstract piece so far in her long standing career, VIOLET bears Stuart’s unique signature, an art that hones a frail ‘condition humaine’ in its intense physical emergence.


Choreography: Meg Stuart / Created with: Alexander Baczynski-Jenkins, Varinia Canto Vila, Adam Linder, Kotomi Nishiwaki, Roger Sala Reyner / Performance: Marcio Kerber Canabarro, Varinia Canto Vila, Renan Martins de Oliveira, Kotomi Nishiwaki, Roger Sala Reyner / Live Music: Brendan Dougherty / Dramaturgy: Myriam Van Imschoot / Scenography: Janina Audick / Light Design: Jan Maertens / Costumes: Nina Kroschinske / Technical Director: Oliver Houttekiet / Sound: Richard König / Production: Eline Verzelen / Tour management: Annabel Heyse / Assistant Stage: Julia Kneusels / Assistant Costumes: Nina Witkiewicz / Assistant Production: Mira Moschallski / Thanks to: Ulrike Bodammer, Eric Andrew Green, Claudia Hill, Leyla Postalcioglu, Anna-Luise Recke, Annegret Riediger, Jozef Wouters

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  • Past
    Tue 29.10.2013, 20:00 / HAU2
    Wed 30.10.2013, 20:00 / HAU2
    Sat 21.3.2015, 21:00 / HAU2
    Sun 22.3.2015, 17:00 / HAU2
    Sat 13.5.2017, 21:00 / HAU2
    Sun 14.5.2017, 20:00 / HAU2


Production: Damaged Goods (Brussels). Co-production: PACT Zollverein (Essen), Festival d’Avignon (Avignon), Festival d’Automne à Paris (Paris), Les Spectacles vivants – Centre Pompidou (Paris), La Bâtie-Festival de Genève (Geneva), Kaaitheater (Brussels).

In collaboration with RADIALSYSTEM V and Uferstudios (Berlin). With special support of Hauptstadtkulturfonds (Berlin).

Meg Stuart & Damaged Goods are supported by the Flemish Authorities and the Flemish Community Commission.

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