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  Hungry Sharks
Hidden in plain sight
Directed by: Valentin Alfery
Stage and light design: Valentin Alfery
Costume: Dušana Baltić
Music and Sound design: Patrick Gutensohn
Cast: Olivia Mitterhuemer, Farah Deen, Manuel Pölzl, Patrick Gutensohn, Mustapha Ajdour, Valentin Alfery, Moritz Steinwender, Diego de la Rosa
This work of the dance company Hungry Sharks is a choreographed jigsaw puzzle with components of urban dance that invites audiences to join an adventure trip searching for mutual interrelationships. By repeating the same movement sequences again and again, eight dancers create space for interpretation regarding human encounters and social change. After crafting a rhythmical, choreographic and strongly mathematical structure, the whole piece was created within 8 days. It contains site-specific scenes that are adapted to each location of performance. The idea for the piece originates from the production “Nein Naus” by VADA. Loosely based on motifs from the Oscar-winning 1980 short film Tango by Zbigniew Rybczynski, the piece evolves along moments of dance intended to make the importance of impulses from our fellow humans transparent and tangible for the audience.
Performance not recommended to audiences under 10.

Co-producers: Center for Choreography Bleiburg & brut Wien

DANCE ON TOUR AUSTRIA – a project by Tanzquartier Wien in cooperation with the Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs

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