Isabelle Schad


Part of “Performing Arts Festival Berlin 2019”


“Reflection” is perception, observation, transformation and perspective. A group of performers negotiates the theatre as a space for social gathering, (re)presentation and an apparatus whose motors interact with the biomechanics and different energies of the human body’s movements.

The work invites into a hybrid zone made of sculptural figurations, chain reactions and mirrored realities, inanimate and alive bodies – resonating bodies made of many, that can break, fall apart and re-consolidate: A powerfully sensuous experience shifting between monstrosity and contemplation.

“Reflection” is the last part of a trilogy on the collective body. From the community that we form (“Collective Jumps”) to the analogy of nature (“Pieces and Elements”), “Reflection” brings the focus to energetic and physical forces that make us move and the importance of the singularity to move others: everyone can be the nucleus, the driving force, the seed, the sacrifice around which the group reverberates or responds upon.



Concept & Choreography: Isabelle Schad / Co-choreography & Performance: Jozefien Beckers, Barbara Berti, Frederike Doffin, Ewa Dziarnowska, Naïma Ferré, Josephine Findeisen, Przemek Kaminski, Mathis Kleinschnittger, Manuel Lindner, Jan Lorys, Josh Marcy, Claudia Tomasi, Nir Vidan, Natalia Wilk / Dramaturgical Collaboration: Saša Božić / Artistic Assistance: Claudia Tomasi / Composition & Sound: Damir Šimunović / Light Design & Technical Direction: Emma Juliard / Assistance Technic: Andreas Harder / Costumes: Charlotte Pistorius / Costume Assistance: Maja Svartåker / Theoretical Advice: Elena Basteri / Production Management: Heiko Schramm


  • Past
    Thu 30.5.2019, 19:00 / HAU1
    Fri 31.5.2019, 19:00 / HAU1
    Sat 1.6.2019, 19:00 / HAU1
    Sun 2.6.2019, 19:00 / HAU1


Production: Isabelle Schad. Co-production: HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Pact Zollverein Essen. Funded by: Hauptstadtkulturfonds, Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe. Supported by: Wiesen55 e.V., Goethe-Institut Indonesia.


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