when: 8th – 11th july 2017 / 6:00pm – 10:00pm
where: Berlin, Germany
THE INVINCIBLE LOSER
i am a loser, and you, you’re a loser too. then along comes this day. it makes you invincible. but you’re still a loser. the only thing left to do is to make your way to berlin to participate in a workshop with first-rate-loser, johannes wieland, which includes a warm-up with special-loser, evangelos poulinas. be prepared for physical and mental exhaustion, being turned inside out and upside down with improvisation, movement and text.
johannes wieland hails from berlin, earned his bfa at the amsterdam university of the arts and worked in various companies with an extensive array of choreographers, before going to perform as a principal at the béjart ballet, lausanne. ready for a radical change, he then relocated to new york city where he received his mfa in contemporary dance and choreography at nyu’s tisch school of the arts in 2002.
his company ”johannes wieland”, founded in new york that same year, facilitated the foundation for his body of work and since 2006, he holds a permanent position as the artistic director and choreographer at the staatstheater kassel. aside from choreographing and teaching for companies and universities, his critically acclaimed pieces have been invited to tour internationally for festivals and events.
he is a 1st prize winner of the “kurt jooss prize”, and has been awarded numerous other prizes, recognitions, scholarships and grants. he is a nominee for the german theater prize “der faust” in 2016, for his creation “you will be removed”.
for more information and further workshops please visit: www.b12.space
in order to apply send us an email at researchordie[at]b12.space with the workshops you would like to take and a short bio. you can also provide us with a video link and a short paragraph about your motivation for each workshop. no must. once received, we’ll follow up with a personalized email confirmation.
tags: europe, germany