Programme

She She Pop

Dance Me!

Theatre

German / 90 mins.

“Dance Me!” is a dance marathon between two competing generations. The stage is an arena in which She She Pop and guests take on the role of the elderly; the others are a group of young performers. Mutual incomprehension, otherwise known as the generation gap, is brought to the stage and celebrated in a strict dance ritual. The teams take turns: those who are not on the dance floor man the microphones and make music. The two generations not only make the other group dance to its beat: they also push each other while chalking up a long list of complaints. Or is it a show of admiration? Gratitude? — We don’t know. For the show, the two teams have practised separately and face off their opponents with their latest moves.

What is a generation anyway? Does it really exist? And if so: what do we have to say to each other? Look here, listen: this is what we have learned, this is where our wisdom lies, this is our concern, our desire, our boredom. This dance step, this formation tells of it, this song line sums it all up! Get up, stand up / Let me hear your body talk / Don't stop til you get enough / Shablam for me / Da Da Da / Dance me to the end of love...! For the show, the two teams have practised separately and face off their opponents with their latest moves.

Cast

Concept, idea: She She Pop, (the cast changes every evening) / By and with (old): Sebastian Bark, Dan Belasco Rogers, Santiago Blaum, Johanna Freiburg, Fanni Halmburger, Lisa Lucassen, Mieke Matzke, Ilia Papatheodorou, Tatiana Saphir, Claudia Splitt, Berit Stumpf / By and with (young): Hiyam Biary, Eren M. Güvercin, Jan Nwattu, Şimal Nil Şahin, Nikolas Stäudte, Béla Arnaud Weimar-Dittmar, Zelal Yesilyurt, Sindi Zeneli / Artistic collaboration: Laia Ribera Cañénguez, Rodrigo Zorzanelli Cavalcanti / Stage: Jan Brokof / Costume: Lea Søvsø / Costume collaboration: Marie Göhler, Gabi Bartels / Lighting design: Andreas Harder / Lighting design collaboration: Vito Walter / Choreographic consultation: Jill Emerson / Sound: Xavier Perrone / Technical management: Sven Nichterlein / Production management: Valeria Germain / Production assistant (young): Sarah Mounia Kachiri / English live translation: Irina Bondas PANTHEA (22. + 23.1.2022) / Audio description: Pingpong Translation & Subtitling Martina Reuter (24.1.2022) / Input Workshop: The Darvish, Jasmine Thomas, Bree Hauschild, Sven Drühl. Thanks to: Max Knoth, Stella Konstantinou / PR & communication: ehrliche arbeit – freies Kulturbüro / Freelance communications: Tina Ebert / Financial administration: Aminata Oelßner / Company management: Elke Weber

Dates

  • Past
    Premiere
    Tue 18.1.2022, 19:00 / HAU2
    Wed 19.1.2022, 19:00 / HAU2
    Fri 21.1.2022, 19:00 / HAU2
    Sat 22.1.2022, 19:00 / HAU2
    Sun 23.1.2022, 17:00 / HAU2
    Mon 24.1.2022, 19:00 / HAU2

Credits

Production: She She Pop. Co-production: HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Kampnagel Hamburg, Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, FFT Düsseldorf, HELLERAU – Europäisches Zentrum der Künste, Residenz Schauspiel Leipzig. Gefördert durch: Hauptstadtkulturfonds, Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe.

Location

HAU2
Hallesches Ufer 34, 10963 Berlin

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