Still Lives Zürich


Simone Aughterlony, Phil Hayes,
Bruno Pocheron und Isabelle Schad
Still Lives Zürich

Mit: Simone Aughterlony, Eva Büchi, Lidija Burcak, Fiamma Camesi, Kira Egli, Caroline Eichenberger, Mathias Gabler, Sandra Gugger, Soraja Hagspiel, Laura Harzenmoser, Phil Hayes, Carmen Heeb, Eva Huss, Stefan Lustenberger, Janet Müller, Kathleen Royston, Thomas Rüdisühli, Angelika Salgo, Isabelle Schad, Daniel Schmidt, Katja Stein, Cerlihiah Ufelli, Georgiana Ursprung, Sabrina Volkart, Nina-Sophia von Waechter, Anna-Lea Witmer, Esther Dana Wyden

Stimmcoach: Christoph Homberger
Lichtdesign: Bruno Pocheron
Technische Realisierung: Bruno Pocheron, Heiko Schramm
Koproduktion: Gessnerallee Zürich mit Good Work Productions

Mi 14.01. & Do 15.01. um 20h / Jan 14&15 at 8.00pm /
Gessnerallee Zürich im Rahmen von Gedankensprünge www.gessnerallee.ch

Es beginnt in den Strassen von Zürich. Passanten werden gebeten, Beschreibungen und Kommentare über «The Stumbling Block» abzugeben. Eine Fotografie von Jeff Wall, die städtisches modernes Leben in der post-industriellen Gesellschaft zeigt – unspektakulär, aber dennoch mit starkem dramatischen Potenzial. Das Bild dient als Filter – die Beschreibungen geben Aufschluss über die befragten Personen und deren unterschiedlichen Formen der Wahrnehmung, aber auch über eine Stadt und ihre verschiedenen sozialen Realitäten. Die aufgenommenen Stimmen dienen der Erarbeitung der Bühnenperformance. Als kontinuierlicher Soundtrack in den Bühnenraum übertragen, werden die Interviews szenischen sowie choreografischen Elementen gegenübergestellt, die gemeinsam von professionellen Performern und Zürcher Laien in einem zehntägigen Workshop entwickelt werden. In «Still Lives» geht es um Körper, um sozial-politische Kontexte, aber auch um die Rolle des Beobachters und seine Stellung in der Welt.

Published 16 January 2009

HARVEST NOMINATED FOR IKARUS 2022 + FRATZ Festival

Among 83 premieres of Berlin children’s and youth theatre the jury has nominated a total of 9 productions for the prestigious Ikarus Award 2022
So proud that Harvest is one of them! Stay tuned to see how it goes on....

In the meantime, you can see the show as part of the Fratz International festival on 18 and 19 May 2022.
Information and tickets here:
https://www.fratz-festival.de/en/fratz-home/

Pic by Dieter Hartwig all rights reserved

Published 16 May

MOUVEMENTS, 14 – 15 MAY 2022 | POTSDAMER TANZTAGE 2022 |

Glad to be part in this year’s edition of Potsdamer Tanztage with Mouvements, a durational performance where the choreographic material of Double Portrait meets the sculptures of Robert Schad.

MOUVEMENTS
Robert Schad & Isabelle Schad
14 – 15 MAY 2022 |
POTSDAMER TANZTAGE 2022 |
EXHIBITION / DURATIONAL PERFORMANCE
https://fabrikpotsdam.de

MOUVEMENTS is an encounter between Robert Schad and me, our works around and with sculpture and dance, presence and material, as well as the two performers Przemek Kaminski and Nir Vidan. Robert Schad’s sculptures meet //Double Portrait//. They seem to want to lift off the ground despite constructive rigidity in motion, despite physical heaviness. The physical movement of the dancer unfolds in contrast, dissolving the rigidity, reacting to impulses of movement in the sculptures, and passing them on to the space. In //Double Portrait//, the two dancers become extensions of each other. In changing interdependencies, a common space emerges that unites self and strangeness, intimacy and care, colliding forces and sensuality. Fragments of this work will now resonate with Robert Schad’s sculptures for the first time, reshaping them and making them tangible in a durational installation. Robert Schad’s sculptures and the dancers are united by the development of their expression through the play of their limbs in space.

SAT 14 MAY 5-7 P.M. // OPENING
at KUNSTVEREIN KUNSTHAUS POTSDAM

SUN 15 MAY 3-5 P.M.
KUNSTVEREIN KUNSTHAUS POTSDAM

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Credits:

Sculptures: Robert Schad
Choreography: Isabelle Schad
Co-choreography and performance: Przemek Kaminski, Nir Vidan
The choreography Double Portrait is a production by Isabelle Schad, co-produced by @hauberlin and defacto Zagreb.
In cooperation with Kunstverein KunstHaus Potsdam.

Published 10 May

Collective Jumps + Pieces & Elements + Reflection

We are thrilled that the 3 works will be presented to Berlin audiences for the first time as the trilogy GROUP WORKS in a continuous period of time at the Uferstudios and Hebbel am Ufer.
It would be great to see there!

Collective Jumps (2014, in collaboration with Laurent Goldring) + Pieces & Elements (2016)
31.03.–03.04.22 | Uferstudios | 7 p.m.
https://www.uferstudios.com

Reflection (2019)
09.–12.04.22 | HAU1 Hebbel am Ufer | 5 p.m. / 8 p.m.
https://www.hebbel-am-ufer.de


Pic. by Laurent Goldring, all rights reserved

Pic. by Dieter Hartwig, all rights reserved

Pic. by Dieter Hartwig, all rights reserved

Published 22 March

Infinite Movements - Sculpture#1 @ Theaterhaus Stuttgart

We will be sharing our piece within the context of the Biennale Tanzausbildung in Stuttgart tomorrow.

21.2.2022 at 20h @ Theaterhaus Stuttgart T3

pic: Maciej Rusinek, all rights reserved.

See online : https://biennale-tanzausbildung.de/...

Published 20 February

Premiere @ Gallus Theater Frankfurt: Infinite Movements - Sculpture#1

We have had an intense and exciting process @ HfMDK where Dieter Heitkamp has invited me to create a short piece with the students of the 3rd year for the Biennale Tanz in Stuttgart. Now we have been sharing the work for the first time with a public at Gallus Theater Frankfurt :-)

In Infinite Movements – Sculpture#1, a group of performers negotiate continuous and highly energetic patterns of movement which can be perceived both subjectively and holistically. The resulting collective body undergoes constant transformation and with its different parts and multiple connections serves as a possible reflection of nature where each element is in relation to all the others in order for the whole to exist. The polymorphous imageries evade any attribution of meaning and address the energetic potential of the individual to question the concept of togetherness: as a body, a self and a group.

Choreographie: Isabelle Schad
Co-Choreographie und Performance: Tadas Almantas, Vega Diesveld, Yeji Lim, Xavier Lott, David McMillan Mikkelsen, Andrii Punko, Emma Rasmussen, Ilgim Uz, Emanuela Vurro
Sound/Music: Damit Simunovic, Isabelle Schad
Assistenz: Katelyn Skelley
Lights: Nico, Isaac Spencer, Isabelle Schad

pic: Valentin Fanel, all rights reserved.

See online : Gallus Theater

Published 14 February

Studio visit 17.12 at 2pm

We are offering an informal studio visit 17th December at 2pm around the work on the score of Solo for Lea with Josephine Findeisen. If you would like to book a visit, please contact Isabelle at is[at]isabelle-schad.net
It would be nice to see you there!

pic. by Isabelle Schad
all rights reserved

Published 15 December 2021

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