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Meg Stuart / Damaged Goods (US/BE)

Until Our Hearts Stop

10. mars –12. mars 2017

Oslo Internasjonale Teaterfestival

Dansens Hus 10.03.2017 19:00

Dansens Hus 11.03.2017 19:00

Dansens Hus 12.03.2017 19:00

In collaboration with Dansens Hus

“An evening, crazily silly, unbridled and magical!” KWest

In Meg Stuart’s new production, six performers and three musicians find themselves in a place that is both a nightclub and an arena: an unreliable, high-octane refuge, a place of desire and illusion. To the sound of throbbing basses, piano and drums – a mix between improvisation and composition – they make optimistic attempts to meet impossible deadlines.

After taking her own artistic and personal biography as a starting point for her solo work Hunter (2014), Meg Stuart now draws inspiration from people who retreat from the real world and construct their own, fantastic set of rules. The performers are ‘freaky insiders’, forced to connect in uncomfortable, yet playful ways. Navigating between naivety and despair, they are dreamers who long for reality. In a world in which they fade away and disappear, they feel the urge to seek new forms of appearance.

Choreography: Meg Stuart. Created with and performed by: Neil Callaghan, Jared Gradinger, Leyla Postalcioglu, Maria F. Scaroni, Claire Vivianne Sobottke, Kristof Van Boven. Dramaturgy: Jeroen Versteele. Live music by: Samuel Halscheidt , Marc Lohr , Stefan Rusconi. Original music created by: Paul Lemp , Marc Lohr , Stefan Rusconi. Scenography Doris Dziersk. Costume design: Nadine Grellinger. Light design: Jurgen Kolb, Gilles Roosen. Assistant choreography: Francisco Camacho. Assistant scenography: Giulia Paolucci. Assistant costume design: Davy van Gerven. Artistic assistant: Igor Dobricic. Technical direction: Oliver Houttekiet. Stage manager: Jitske Vandenbussche. Sound: Richard König. Light: Gilles Roosen. Stage technician: Bart Van Bellegem. Dresser: Patty Eggerickx / Emma Zune. Tour manager: Annabel Heyse. Production manager: Sabrina Schmidt. The performance is dedicated to Paul Lemp, friend and musician of Meg Stuart/Damaged Goods. Production: Damaged Goods & Münchner Kammerspiele. Co-production PACT Zollverein (Essen), Ruhrtriennale – Festival der Künste. Meg Stuart & Damaged Goods are supported by the Government of Flanders and the Flemish Community Commission.