Natalija Vladisavljević & Collaborators

Dance in the 21st Century

Part of “NO LIMITS Festival Berlin” 


German Sign Language / With German surtitles / With English surtitles / Serbian phonetic language / approx. 60 min.

Natalija Vladisavljević is a choreographer, author and dancer. She has worked in the theatre and dance collective Per.Art in Novi Sad, Serbia, for almost 20 years. About “Dance in the 21th Century”, she writes: “When Saša Asentic asked me what I would call my new performance, I said: ‘Dance in the 21st Century’. To cut a long story short: We live in the 21st century, and that is exactly when we will have our performance. A century is one hundred years old. I have written many scores. We will gradually work out one score after another. But everyone can be independent, meaning, they can work without me. And sometimes I will also give dance instructions. There is dance improvisation and music improvisation. Improvisation is also about us, about our attitude towards the dancers. What we do for improvisation is body language with increased teamwork. I am interested in everything that has to do with dance, both classical and contemporary dance. There is contemporary dance without music, and there is contemporary dance without dance. We will put it all together as directors.”


Idea, choreographic scores: Natalija Vladisavljević / Artistic collaboration (on invitation of Natalija Vladisavljević): Alexandre Achour, Saša Asentić, Olivera Kovačević Crnjanski / Choreography, performance: Alexandre Achour, Jelena Alempijević, Saša Asentić, Dunja Crnjanski, Olivera Kovačević Crnjanski, Frosina Dimovska, Željka Jakovljević, Ina Madžar, Jelena Stefanoska, Natalija Vladisavljević / Pianists, piano improvisation: Dunja Crnjanski, Duško Švonja / Costume, set design: Natalija Vladisavljević / Lighting design: Anja Sekulić / Sound: Rastko Ilić / Production management: Saša Asentić, Olivera Kovačević Crnjanski, Nataša Murge Savić / Production management guest performance in Berlin: Miriam Glöckler, Stephan Wagner


  • Past
    Sun 13.11.2022, 19:00 / HAU1
    Mon 14.11.2022, 19:00 / HAU1

Combi Ticket: 3 events for 30,00 €, reduced 20,00 € (free choice 9.–19.11., only for events at HAU Hebbel am Ufer)

13.11.: Haptic Access Tour (18:00) and German Live Audiodescription (19:00) for blind and visually impaired people. This was developed by Emmilou Roessling in collaboration with Silja Korn. Meeting point for the haptic access tour is at 17:45 in the Foyer of HAU1. Registration for the haptic access tour is appreciated by November 11 at or by calling 030 259004-27.

Natalija Vladisavljević & Collaborators kindly ask you to wear an FFP2 masks during the presentations of “Dance in the 21st Century”. Exceptions are visitors who cannot wear FFP2 or medical masks due to health and physical reasons, and for visitors who communicate in sign language. 

The captions are also available via an audio channel, accessible with headphones.

The interpreter for German sign language will occupy two different spots on stage during the performance: either on the left side of the stage, or front stage central. The best view of the stage and the interpreter is from the parquet on the left. 

Early boarding starts at 18:45. Meeting point is in the Foyer of HAU1.


Visitor information:
Captions are in white projected centrally on the black stage back wall. During the performance music is played live on piano, and played as music tracks. Balloons are offered for those who want to feel vibrations of the music. There are two announced blackouts during the performance. There are no flashing and no flickering lights in the performance. The spectators area in the theatre is without lights during the performance.  The spectators area is with seats. There are four wheelchair places, which can be reserved by phone or purchased online, subject to availability. It is necessary to book them at least one day before the performance.


Production: Per.Art / Novi Sad in Koproduktion mit Hellerau – Europäisches Zentrum der Künste (Dresden), Kampnagel (Hamburg), Künstlerhaus Mousonturm (Frankfurt),  Münchner Kammerspiele (München). Partner: Galerie der Matica Srpska. Supported by: Europe Beyond Access, kofinanziert durch das Programm Kreatives Europa der Europäischen Kommission, Grad Novi Sad, Erste Banka. Presenter: Lebenshilfe Kunst und Kultur gGmbH. In collaboration with: HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Theater Thikwa, Ballhaus Ost, RambaZamba Theater, Lebenshilfe Berlin, nbw Nordberliner Werkgemeinschaft. Funded by: Aktion Mensch, Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe.

The guest performance in Berlin takes place within the framework of the project "Pieces of Change", funded by the Senate Department for Culture and Europe. The project "TanZugang" is supported by Fonds Soziokultur e.V.


Stresemannstr. 29, 10963 Berlin

There are two marked parking spots in front of the building. Access to the Parkett by means of a separate entrance with lift when necessary. Barrier-free restroom facilities are available. Wheelchair users are kindly requested to register their attendance at least one day before the performance. Thank you for your understanding. If you need help, please contact our Ticketing & Service team at +49 (0)30 259004-27 or send us an email to

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