Isabelle Schad: Der Bau (The Burrow)

Isabelle Schad and Laurent Goldring: Der Bau (The Burrow)

“A hypnotic flow of perpetually overlapping images and rhythmic variations…allows ever-new choreographic landscapes to emerge.” —TanzPlatform Germany 2016

Presented as part of the Sharon Disney Lund Dance Series and in Association with The Goethe-Institut

Der Bau - Isabelle Schad | Laurent Goldring from Théâtre Auditorium Poitiers on Vimeo.

The intoxicating dance-theater work Der Bau, created by Berlin-based choreographer Isabelle Schad and French artist Laurent Goldring, is inspired by Franz Kafka's unfinished novella of the same title. With a mix of lush, ferocious, and sometimes spare movement, performed nude, Schad uses an animal's burrow as a metaphor for the human body. Kafka's labyrinth—described as a space derived from the body, and yet still belonging to it— is suggested by a large and commanding sheet of fabric, which is beautifully manipulated to dramatically alter the visual and physical relationship between body and space. Der Bau is the latest in a series of influential visual art collaborations by Schad and Goldring, a former dancer with the internationally acclaimed company Ultima Vez (Wim Vandekeybus), as well as noted dance innovators Olga Mesa, Felix Ruckert and Eszter Salamon.

Der Bau is funded by the European Union.




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SAT 4/16
8:30 pm
$20  $16$10
SUN 4/17
7:00 pm
$20  $16$10

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