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Ekman | Eyal

Sunday, 07.06.2020, 19:00 h
Komische Oper Berlin, Berlin

for the last time this season

Choreography Alexander Ekman
Sharon Eyal
Music DEVO, John Lennon, Maverick Sabre, Talking Heads
Ori Lichtik
Stage and Light Design Alexander Ekman
Costumes Charlie Le Mindu
Rebecca Hytting
Light Execution Irene Selka
Yolanda Correa
Ksenia Ovsyanick
Polina Semionova
Elisa Carrillo Cabrera
Johnny McMillan
Co-choreography Gai Behar
Set Design Gai Behar
Sharon Eyal
Light design Alon Cohen
Assistant to the Choreographer Rebecca Hytting
Staatsballett Berlin

100 minutes incl. 1 break




During the performance strong sudden sound effects are triggered that might go beyond the usual experience.



LIB

Piece by Alexander Ekman

Alexander Ekman is known for his fast-paced timing, witty humor and clever staging. He aims at creating works which the majority can connect to, exploring topics everybody can relate to, which both entertain and question the audience. Since 2006, he has devoted his time to creating choreographies all across the globe. For the first time he is working with the Staatsballett Berlin, creating a new work for the company’s female Principal Dancers and a male soloist. Having been fascinated by the creations of hair artist Charlie Le Mindu, especially his Chewbacca costumes which completely wrap their wearers in long hair, Alexander Ekman is working with him for the first time. His piece LIB (referring to ›liberation‹) would not be a work by Alexander Ekman, if it did not have a humorous and bizarre note.

Choreography: Alexander Ekman
Music: DEVO, John Lennon, Maverick Sabre, Talking Heads
Stage and Light Design: Alexander Ekman
Costumes: Charlie Le Mindu
Light Execution: Irene Selka
Yolanda Correa
Ksenia Ovsyanick
Polina Semionova
Elisa Carrillo Cabrera
Johnny McMillan

STRONG

Dance work by Sharon Eyal
Music by Ori Lichtik

Sharon Eyal’s choreographies can also be described as vibrant experiments on the border between precision and supposed excess. Her works seem to strike a nerve with audiences and dancers. The uncompromising Israeli choreographer has long since found a very personal, unmistakable artistic signature. Not only was she recently commissioned by Dior to contribute to one of the recent fashion shows, but is increasingly conquering European dance stages. In her first new creation in Berlin, she will now explore the emotional authenticity with the dancers of Staatsballett Berlin necessary for the interpretation of her pieces.



Choreography: Sharon Eyal
Co-choreography: Gai Behar
Music: Ori Lichtik
Set Design: Gai Behar
Set Design: Sharon Eyal
Costumes: Rebecca Hytting
Light design: Alon Cohen
Assistant to the Choreographer: Rebecca Hytting




 

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Foto: Jubal Battisti


Foto: Jubal Battisti


Foto: Jubal Battisti


Foto: Jubal Battisti


Foto: Jubal Battisti


Foto: Jubal Battisti