Mette Ingvartsen

7 Pleasures



The idea of exploring the body – one’s own, but also someone else’s – runs like a thread through the internationally acclaimed works of Mette Ingvartsen. The political aspect of the body is always a focal point, how it is perceived and its function as a statement in itself. The focus of her latest work “7 Pleasures” relates to different aspects of pleasure, hedonism and sensuality. As a stage collective, twelve performers execute a long, expansive movement in seven stages. They feel their way towards other bodies, their skin, testing their boundaries, engaging in unexpected constellations, and also exploring the question: how can we use the joyful potential of pleasure to disrupt images attached to nudity and sexuality?

Production: Mette Ingvartsen / Great Investment. Coproduction: steirischer herbst, Kaaitheater, HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Festival d’Automne, Les Spectacles vivants – Centre Pompidou, Théâtre National de Bretagne, PACT Zollverein, Dansens Hus, Tanzquartier Wien, Kunstencentrum BUDA, BIT Teatergarasjen & Dansehallerne. Funded by the Flemish Authorities, Hauptstadtkulturfonds (Berlin) & The Danish Arts Council. A House on Fire co-production with the support of the Culture Programme of the European Union.


Konzept, Choreografie: Mette Ingvartsen / Performance: Sirah Foighel Brutmann, Johanna Chemnitz, Katja Dreyer, Elias Girod, Bruno Freire, Dolores Hulan, Ligia Manuela Lewis, Danny Neyman, Norbert Pape, Pontus Pettersson, Hagar Tenenbaum, Marie Ursin / Ersatz: Ghyslaine Gau / Licht: Minna Tiikkainen / Sound: Peter Lenaerts, mit Musik von Will Guthrie (Breaking Bones) / Bühne: Mette Ingvartsen, Minna Tikkainen / Dramaturgie: Bojana Cvejic / Assistenz Choreografie: Manon Santkin / Assistenz Licht: Nadja Räikkä / Technische Leitung: Joachim Hupfer / Tontechnik: Adrien Gentizon / Produktions-leitung: Kerstin Schroth / Assistenz Produktion: Manon Haase


  • Past
    Wed 9.12.2015, 20:00 / HAU2
    Thu 10.12.2015, 20:00 / HAU2
    Fri 11.12.2015, 20:00 / HAU2


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