A piece by

Pina Bausch

For the Children of yesterday, today and tomorrow

For the Children of yesterday, today and tomorrow

Choreography / Direction

Set Design / Video

Costumes

Collaboration

Musical Collaboration

Music

Félix Lajkó, Goldfrapp, Gotan Project, Guem, Hughscore, Koop, Labradford, T.O.M., Prince, Cinematic Orchestra, Uhuhboo Project, Gerry Mulligan, Nana Vasconcelos, Caetano Veloso, Bugge Wesseltoft, Amon Tobin, Mari Boine, Shirley Horn, Nina Simone, Lisa Ekdahl, Marc Ribot

Text

Based on motifs from Péter Esterházy's "Harmonia Caelestis" and from "Keepers of the Night - Native American Stories and Nocturnal Activities for children" by Michael J. Caduto and Joseph Bruchac "How the Bat Came to Be"

World-Premiere

25 Apr 2002, Schauspielhaus Wuppertal

Duration

2h 50min, one intermission

Cast

Dancers
Rainer Behr
Alexandre Castres
Lutz Förster
Ditta Miranda Jasjfi
Melanie Maurin
Dominique Mercy
Pascal Merighi
Nazareth Panadero
Héléna Pikon
Fabien Prioville
Azusa Seyama-Prioville
Julie Anne Stanzak
Fernando Suels Mendoza
Kenji Takagi

Guest performances

  • Tokyo

    2003

  • Paris

    2003

  • New York

    2004

  • Barcelona

    2004

  • Venice

    2005

  • São Paulo

    2006

  • Lisbon

    2007

  • Geneva

    2011

  • Paris

    2015