Abonded housing estates and people are a constantly rising problem in our society. Citties such as Buenos Aires and more are fancing strong ghettoing and slumifications. Brickland, thats how they call the abonded place, it’s also the name of Constanza Macras show, in cooperation with the Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz. With help and motives of abstract modern dance and dadism Constanza creates a beautiful and eye-catching dance perfomance, inwhich A place surrounded by surveillance cameras and protected against the violence of the cities. We must understand this place not as a concrete one, but as a symbol for a multitude of other cities in the globalized world that are basically interchangeable: We are referring to so-called „gated communities“ as we find them in the USA, in South America, in India or in China.
Director and choreography: Constanza Macras
Dramaturgy: Carmen Mehnert
Stage: Christof Hetzer
Costumes: Gilvan Coelho de Oliveira
Equipment: Steffi Bruhn
Music: Claus Erbskorn, Almut Lustig, Ulf Pankoke [Licht] Sérgio Pessanha
Video: Maria Onis, Constanza Macras
Light: Sergio de Carvalho Pessanha
Sound: Stephan Wöhrmann
By and with: Knut Berger, Nir De-Volff, Hyoung-Min Kim, Ronni Maciel, Ana Mondini, Gail Sharrol Skrela, Angela Schubot
Musicians: Claus Erbskorn, Almut Lustig, Ulf Pankoke
A production from Constanza Macras/ Dorky Park and Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz , in coproduction with DuoDijon, Kampnagel Hamburg, Teatro Comunale di Ferrara and Théatre de la Place Liége. Sponsored by the Kulturstiftung des Bundes and teh Senatsverwaltung für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kultur.