world premiere

Thursday, 19 September 2013, 8.30 pm

Further performances:
Fri 20, Sat 21 and Sun 22 September, 8.30 pm

 

Are you man enough to be gay?

Stephan Herwig’s latest dance production is inspired by the perspective of gay artists in the History of Art and Aesthetics.
Five male dancers on stage: That basic constellation in itself creates a vibrant energy all of its own.
The dancers are revealing themselves, they are getting to the bottom of both their masculine and feminine sides;
at times reluctantly and suggestively; at other times in an aggressive and extroverted manner.
Stereotypes are being shifted and dispelled; different images of the male body are being evoked and called into question.
The strong individual personalities of the dancers create a fascinating and energizing friction.
While not, however, tying anything down, but leaving as much of interpretation up in the air as possible –
the borders are blurred. Ultimately, it is all about “being oneself and to allow this with all its consequences.”

Choreography:
Stephan Herwig

Choreographical collaboration:
Karen Piewig

Dance:
Maxwell McCarthy
Andrew Pan
Víctor Pérez Armero
Salvatore Siciliano
Alfredo Zinola

Lighting:
Michael Kunitsch

schwere reiter
tanz theater musik
Dachauer Str. 114
80636 München
reservierung@schwerereiter.de
089 / 721 10 15
www.schwerereiter.de

tickets € 15 / reduced € 10

Public Relations: Beate Zeller, +49.176.26577015, kontakt@beatezeller.de

With kind support from the Department of Arts and Culture of the City of Munich.
Stephan Herwig is member of the Tanztendenz München.
A cooperation with schwere reiter tanz.

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