Tümay Kılınçel



German /  English /  Turkish /  60 min.

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A central motif of “Dansöz” is belly dance, the history of which is marked both by exoticized images of women as well by reinterpreting these images from a feminist viewpoint. In her solo the Berlin choreographer and dancer Tümay Kılınçel develops an artistic positioning in relation to belly dance. Playfully engaging with language and image, she investigates the potential of a resistant body. How can the image of the body in belly dance be socially emancipated, how can it beturned into an instrument of empowerment?


Nora Amin is a choreographer, performer, theatre director and writer working in the intersection between racism, sexism, trauma experiences and healing through performance. Her latest book is “Weiblichkeit im Aufbruch” (Matthes & Seitz, Berlin).


Direction & Performance: Tümay Kılınçel / Dramaturgy: Berna Kurt / Outside Eye: Sherin Hegazy / Music design & Live-Music: Leila Moon / Light Design: Camilla Vetters, Jost von Harleßem / Technical director: Jost von Harleßem / Assistance: Giannis Ntovas / Production management: Eva Kern, Franziska Schmidt (produktionsDOCK) / Special thanks to: Ya Tosiba für den Track Bobbas


  • Past
    Thu 13.2.2020, 19:00 / HAU3
    Fri 14.2.2020, 19:00 / HAU3
    Sat 15.2.2020, 19:00 / HAU3

After the performance on 14 February: Artist Talk with Nora Amin


Production: Tümay Kılınçel. Co-production: HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Treibstoff Theatertage Basel, Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, FFT Düsseldorf. Funded by: NATIONALES PERFORMANCE NETZ Coproduction Fund for Dance, the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, Cultural Office of the City of Frankfurt am Main. The project was enabled through flausen - young artists in residence.

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