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Picture: Dajana Lothert

Picture: Dajana Lothert

Picture: Dajana Lothert

Picture: German Palomeque

Picture: Beatrix Gyenes

Picture: Beatrix Gyenes
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Three dancers in magnificent, sumptuously flowing baroque garments move across a green field. They slowly approach the spectators, separated from them by a white fence. A percussionist beats out a driving accompaniment. Hunting, conquest and military traditions – these are the themes which dancer and choreographer Rudi van der Merwe addresses in this site-specific performance. “Trophée” is a choreographic crusade that investigates the relationship between human beings and their environment, their need to draw boundaries and take possession, to domesticate and exploit.

At the festival

August 2017
Concept Rudi van der Merwe, Béatrice Graf
Choreography Rudi van der Merwe
Artistic Collaboration Susana Panadés Diaz, József Trefeli
With Claire-Marie Ricarte, Ivan Blagajcevic, Rudi van der Merwe
Music Béatrice Graf
Collaboration Stage Design Victor Roy
Collaboration Costumes Kata Tóth
Administration Laure Chapel / Pâquis Production
Distribution Gábor Varga / BravoBravo
Production Skree Wolf
Coproduction Festival Antigel
Duration 180 Min
incl. shuttle bus from HAU2 to Vierfelderhof and back
Family Friendly Recommended for age 8 and older

Supported by République et Canton de Genève und Corodis.

With the kind support of Pro Helvetia, Schweizer Kulturstiftung.

In cooperation with Vierfelderhof Berlin.