Fensterputzer (The Window Washer)

A piece by Pina Bausch

In coproduction with Hong Kong Arts Festival Society and Goethe Institute Hong Kong

Director and Choreographer Pina Bausch
Set Design Peter Pabst
Costume Design Marion Cito
Musical Collaboration Matthias Burkert, Andreas Eisenschneider, Marion Cito,
Irene Martinez-Rios, Jan Minarik,

Text Péter Esterházy, Silja Walter, Wislawa Szymborska

Music Songs and music from China, Drumming from China, India, and Mexico, traditional Romanian Gypsy music, Fado, Songs from Argentina and Cape Verde, Iranian Guitar music, thirteenth and sixteenth century love songs, Jazz from Dizzy Gillespie, Pat Metheny, Nnenna Freelon, Al Cooper, Barney Kessel, Jo Stafford, Frantic Faye Thomas and the Jesse Powell Orchestra...

Premiere 12 February 1997, Opera House Wuppertal

International engagements/tours
1997 Hong Kong, New York 1998 Paris, Istanbul, Stockholm 1999 Saitama 2000 Avignon, Bologna 2001 Vilnius 2003 Barcelona 2003 Basel 2004 Antwerp, Moscow 2012 London 2013 Monaco, St. Pölten 2015

Cast »

Artistic Director Lutz Förster 
Rehearsal Directors Restaging Ruth Amarante, Robert Sturm

Regina Advento, Pablo Aran Gimeno, Emma Barrowman,
Rainer Behr, Andrey Berezin, Damiano Ottavio Bigi,
Michael Carter, Aleš Čuček, Çağdaş Ermis,
Silvia Farias Heredia, Jonathan Fredrickson, Mechthild Großmann,
Ditta Miranda Jasjfi, Scott Jennings, Nayoung Kim,
Daphnis Kokkinos, Eddie Martinez, Dominique Mercy,
Cristiana Morganti, Blanca Noguerol Ramírez, Breanna O´Mara,
Nazareth Panadero, Franko Schmidt, Azusa Seyama,
Julie Anne Stanzak, Julian Stierle, Fernando Suels Mendoza,
Tsai-Wei Tien, Paul White, Ophelia Young, Tsai-Chin Yu

Cast Premiere »

Maarten Vanden Abeele Francesco Carbone Detlef Erler
Foto: Maarten Vanden Abeele