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Picture: G Cuartero

Picture: G. Cuartero

Picture: Ghostgraphic

Picture: G. Cuartero
Portrait Wang Ramirez
Picture: Jan van Endert
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Wang Ramirez

EVERYNESS

In “EVERYNESS“, Honji Wang and Sébastien Ramirez achieve the appearance of zero gravity and weightlessness through an extraordinary degree of body control. As in their previous hit Borderline, they employ a wire rope technique which is used for fight choreographies in Asian martial arts films. The two dancers create expressive poetic imagery in this innovative piece urban dance theatre. With “EVERYNESS“, they explore the many facets of human relationships. The duo’s unique movement style has deep roots in hip hop and is influenced by contemporary idioms, ballet and martial arts. With this utterly distinctive language of dance, Wang Ramirez have caused an international sensation: they’ve been awarded a Bessie Award, and were involved in Madonna’s Rebel Heart Tour as dancers and choreographers. Honji Wang and Sébastian Ramirez met each other at a Berlin dance studio. At Tanz im August, the duo can finally be seen again back where their artistic career together all began.

At the festival

August 2016
Artistic Direction & Choreography Wang Ramirez
With Salomon Baneck-Asaro, Alexis Fernandez Ferrera aka Maca, Christine Joy Alpuerto Ritter, Sébastien Ramirez, Thierno Thioune, Honji Wang
Original Music Schallbauer
Lighting Design and Technical Direction Cyril Mulon
Dramaturgy Roberto Fratini
Set Design Constance Guisset
Rigging Kai Gaedtke
Sound technician Clément Aubry
Stylist Linda Ehrl
Rehearsal Assistant in Berlin Oguz Sen
Executive producer Dirk Korell
Production Manager Manon Martin
Communication Claudia Tanus
Production Administration | Germany Sabine Seifert
Production Administration | France Corinne Aden
Executive Production Company Wang Ramirez, Clash66
Coproduction Théâtre de l'Archipel, scène nationale de Perpignan (in the frame of a creation residency), Théâtre de la Ville / La Villette, Mercat de les Flors, Tanz im August, Migros-Kulturprozent Tanzfestival Steps (Switzerland)
Support Hauptstadtkulturfonds, Senat Berlin, Région Languedoc-Roussillon, DRAC Languedoc-Roussillon, Conseil départemental des Pyrénées Orientales, Fondation BNP Paribas, fabrik Potsdam in the frame of the program « Artists in residence »
Thanks to Centre Chorégraphique National de Créteil et du Val-de-Marne / Compagnie Käfig for the dance floor loan. Company Wang Ramirez - Clash66 receives a company support by Regional council of Languedoc-Roussillon, Ministry of Culture and the County council Pyrénées Orientales.
The company receives the support of Foundation BNP Paribas for the development of its projects.

Sébastien Ramirez & Honji Wang are associated artists of Théâtre de l’Archipel, scène nationale de Perpignan for the seasons 2014/15, 2015/16 and 2016/17.

Duration approx. 70 minutes