From June 19 to 22, 2022, the working festival of independent children’s and youth theaters will take place. Under the motto PERSPEKTIV:WECHSEL, SPURENSUCHE aims to initiate change processes and thus ensure more diversity and fewer barriers on the aesthetic, structural and personnel levels.
Léonard Engel’s “PAROTIA” selected for RODEO Festival 2022!
I am happy to announce that “PAROTIA” will be featured at this year’s edition of the RODEO Festival in October 2022.
“Three dancers spin around their own axis – slowly at first, then faster and faster; their floor-length skirts form colourful spinning tops. That’s all it takes to make Léonard Engel’s Parotia (‘Bird of Paradise’) a spectacular evening of dance. One thinks of classical fouettés, of Bauhaus dances; but also of Sufi whirls, waltzes and Alpine dirndl dancing. The abstract, sensual events cast a spell over you, at the same time forcing you to think about tradition and cultural appropriation. Who ‘owns’ the revolving dance? At the end, the dancers take off their skirts and stagger around the room. The floor sways beneath our feet.”Jury statement
New round, new luck: 16 artists can once again pursue their artistic research with an open mind under the roof of Meta Theater from February to May 2022. They will be accompanied by mentors and can exchange ideas in monthly work evenings. We are very much looking forward to it!
A curious and creative character awakens. Developed inside a computer, it longs to learn…
RELOAD. THE FURIES
Thanks to the Reload Scholarship of the German Federal Cultural Foundation, we can now with THE FURIES
GIVE US TIME – TAKE US TIME
In other words, to step out of the mill: to ask, doubt, reject, start anew, ideas, perspectives, experiments, self-understanding – to give space and time to solidary discussions.