Extras

Playtime Open House for everyone

6 and 7 October 2017, Wuppertal Opera House

Fresh back from North America, the Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch ensemble will launch their first season under the intendant and artistic director of Adolphe Binder with a ´housewarming` beginning in the evening 6 October, ending in the night 7 October. Visitors will have the opportunity to gain insights into the new season, to experience dance theatre playfully in all its facets, to meet the ensemble, participate in workshops, to dance and to party.

Dancers, musicians, actors, singers and special guests will perform on the stage and in other spaces throughout the opera house:


Friday 6 October 2017, evening programme from 18:30

Dance interventions, video installations, ‘Small Selection’ with excerpts from pieces by Pina Bausch, as well as a music with Jan Horstmann, singers from the Wuppertal Theatres, Maria Basel, Christof Niggenkämper and surprise guests.

13 euro, 10 euro concessions

Tickets from Kulturkarte Wuppertal +49 (0) 202 563 7666

 

Saturday 7 October 2017, daytime programme from 11:00, entrance free

Open rehearsals, backstage theatre, creative actions by dancers from the Tanztheater Wuppertal, a talk by Ricardo Viviani (Pina Bausch Foundation) on ‘Pina Bausch and New York’ and finally a workshop on The Nelken-Line (Pina Bausch Foundation) with Julie Anne Stanzak.


Saturday 7 October 2017, evening programme from 19:00

Dance interventions by dancers from the Tanztheater Wuppertal, ‘Small Selection’ with excerpts from pieces by Pina Bausch and the world-famous musician Alexander Balanescu as special guest, samba with the Brazil Percussion Allstars, party with DJ Marcus Worgull und VJ Lumalama.

Entrance 18 euro, 14 euro concessions

Tickets from Kulturkarte Wuppertal +49 (0) 202 563 7666

 

Saturday 7 October 2017, workshops for anyone over 14

11:00 – 12:30

DANCING with Kenji Takagi, former dancer with the Tanztheater Wuppertal and rehearsal director 

13:00 – 14:00

Percussion-Workshop for families with Dame Diop, dance and percussion artist from Senegal 

14:30 – 16:00

Gaga People with Douglas Letheren, dancer at the Tanztheater Wuppertal

14:30 – 16:00

Workshop ‘Im Tanz mit Bewegung’ (‘with movement in dance’) with Tilman O´Donnell, ballet master, Tanztheater Wuppertal


If the weather is good, from 17:30 Workshop in the Engelsgarten with Daphnis Kokkinos


All workshops free, booking necessary via Kulturkarte +49 (0) 202 563 76 66.
All events take place at Wuppertal Opera House
Kurt-Drees-Str. 4
42283 Wuppertal