Rosemary Butcher


DancePerformanceTanz im August

Audience engagement formats with Rosemary Butcher
Meeting of Minds: 16.8. | 17:00 | Akademie der Künste: Rosemary Butcher & Susan Leigh Foster
Meet the Artists: 02.09. | after the performance | HAU1
Dance Circle: 03.09. | after the performance | HAU1

In “SCAN” (1999/2000) four bodies move in a tight, narrowly spaced grid, reminiscent of a boxing ring, surrounded by the audience on four sides. Inspired by Lisa Cartwright’s “Screening the Body”, a book on medical imaging, in this piece Butcher observes the body from outside and inside. Strips of light projected onto the floor of the performance space establish a cross-current of light and dark across the bodies, in strong contrasts recalling X-ray images.

Retrospective Rosemary Butcher Memory in the Present Tense

Duration: 45min

Original dancers: Henry Montes, Lauren Potter, Fin Walker, Jonathan Burrows

Funded by the Arts Council England. Supported by Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Revival coproduced by Tanz im August.


Choreography: Rosemary Butcher / Dance: Henry Montes, Lauren Potter, Ben Ash, Rahel Vonmoos / Artist: Vong Phaophanit / Composition: Cathy Lane / Technical Director: Gregor Knüppel


  • Past
    Wed 2.9.2015, 19:00 / HAU1
    Wed 2.9.2015, 21:00 / HAU1
    Thu 3.9.2015, 19:00 / HAU1
    Thu 3.9.2015, 21:00 / HAU1


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