- 2 Apr 2018 5:16 PM
- Trafó House Of Contemporary Arts
Date: 04 Apr 2018 8pm
In English, Romanian, French, Czech with English and Hungarian subtitles
Cărbunariu won the Europe Prize New Theatrical Realities award, she is one of the most important personalities in present-day Romanian theatre, an all-round creator, author, and director of the scripts that are the basis of her shows—staged in the country and abroad. They approach contemporary topics or are inspired by recent history: the documentation process (through interviews and archival research) is followed by improvisations performed by actors.
Date: 6 Apr 2018 8pm and 7 Apr 2018 8pm
Louise Lecavalier the world famous dancer from Canada explores new territory in this solo and duet freely inspired by two Italo Calvino characters, the nonexistent knight and his squire. The stage is a fight ring, a self-contained experimental world where a thousand battles, ephemeral or extreme, are waged. Avid for adventures and misadventures, the two antiheroes allow glimpses of their ideals and disillusionments to show in a mad, unclassifiable dance.
Video link: https://youtu.be/IMehXVwaONw
Date:23 Apr 2018 7pm
David Somló’s series of events explores the boundaries of listening in the plain, empty space of Trafó Studio. During this performance a live composition, utilizing simple elements and combining multichannel light and sound, will slowly unfold on the senses, creating an immersive, field recording-inspired environment that will envelope the listener. Thus, Listening Club will transcend the individual nature of those attending to create a collective experience.
Date: 27 Apr 2018 8pm
In their brand new production, The Symptoms attempt to recall, unravel and articulate the experience of childbirth, using body parts, words, and images.
The four dancers rely on their own personal memories of giving birth, including body functions, traumatic and euphoric at the same time. They try to turn inside out everything that happened to them inside the unconscious realm, beyond the closed eyes and beneath the skin.
Date: 28 Apr 2018 8pm
The main theme of Electrify’s 16th night is dream-like atmospheres, as the modern-day soul-crushing ballads of Grouper meet the Belgian ssaliva’s romantic hyperambient chamber music and Carla Under Water’s powerful improvisations.