25.10.2019 Piątek

“Transit beings” – dance action

Organizer: Strefa Kultury Wrocław
Date: 25.10.2019
Time: 12:20
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October 25, 2019 @ 12:20 pm – 9:19 pm
Józefa Piłsudskiego 105
50-085 Wrocław

The third project created as a part of BERLIN_cultural forum_WROCŁAW – a meeting of creators and organizers of culture from Wrocław and Berlin, whose aim is to network and co-create projects combining different disciplines of art.

Everyone’s meeting at the station.
The dance continues and our journey is about to begin or has just ended. The inspiration for the search is the “essence of transit“, penetration and movement, co-creating our contemporary liquid reality. More and more people, for personal, professional, political or economic reasons, are on the road and in constant motion.
The show will begin at the Ostkreuz railway station in Berlin before the train to Culture leaves for Wrocław around 12:30. It will be continued on the train to Culture and at intermediate stations and after the arrival to Wrocław. The final is planned again in the evening at the Ostkreuz station in Berlin.

Ostkreuz Berlin 12:40 -> Kulturzug / Train to culture -> Wrocław 16.48 -> Ostkreuz Berlin 21:19

Authors, artists:

Andreas  Kaiser (music) – he was learning to play the organ under the supervision of a Peter Wackwitz and training as church musician with Martin Blindow, Münster. Studied sound engineering at the HdK Berlin. He took a piano lessons with Wilhelm von Grunelius. For many years he has worked as an organist in Münster and Berlin, in the same time he is composing film music (for over 15 years now).

Anja Schäplitz (dance, singing) – dancer, choreographer, musician, trained at Laban Centre, London.
Anja has produced and choreographed a variety of cross-generational community arts projects working with people with all abilities and from diverse cultural backgrounds specializing in site specific choreographies in urban spaces, such as London and Stockholm. She lives in Berlin since 2010. Anja is a dancer at company no thrills since the early nineties. In 2014 she co-founded the Berlin-based non- profit organization Tanz & Theater im PHYNIX e.V.. In 2015 she joined the Global Water Dances Performance Kollektiv Berlin as a choreographer. Two years later she became jointly as an Artistic Director. Anja is also bass guitarist and singer with Lerch & Band. 

Hanna Szymczak (dance) – dancer, choreographer, and performer. Her main styles include contemporary, modern, improvisation, and contact. She has a bachelors in Leadership & Performing Arts from Hope College in Michigan, USA and a masters in Performing Public Space from Fontys University in the Netherlands. She is also a Fulbright Fellow alumnus of the German-American Fulbright Program. Hania has created, performed and taught in Germany, India, Greece, Turkey, Poland, the USA and beyond, including at SLOT Art Festival and representing Poland in Moving Visegrad, a choreographic residency during the 3rd Visegrad-Turkish Culture Festival in Istanbul. 

Sylvia Tazberik (dance, singing) – soprano and theatre teacher. Born in Slovakia, she spent her childhood in Berlin. She studied classical singing in Dresden and Berlin. Since her graduation she has worked as a freelancer, sings in opera choirs and also performs as a soloist in her own music programs.She began learning Polish four years ago. She is also a theatre teacher and works with students and adults, offers opera workshops and works with enthusiasts.

The project is supported and financed by the Berlin Senate for Culture and Europe.

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