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Internationales Sommerfestival 2021
Gisèle Vienne:

Der Teich

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  • © Estelle Hanania
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  • © Estelle Hanania
  • © Estelle Hanania
Theater & Performance / Wheelchair users / With hearing amplification
  • Thu, 12.08.2021 21:00 [German Premiere]
    Kampnagel – K2
  • Fri, 13.08.2021 21:00
    Kampnagel – K2
  • Sat, 14.08.2021 20:00
    Kampnagel – K2
  • Sun, 15.08.2021 20:00
    Kampnagel – K2

"A Sensation" ( Gisèle Vienne, artist and on-stage specialist for mental abysses, presents a disturbingly delightful chamber play with actresses Adèle Haenel and  Ruth Vega Fernandez. 

With her party-in-slow-motion choreography CROWD at the 2018 Summer Festival, Gisèle Vienne created a milestone in recent dance history, which afterwards was also turned into a feature film. Three years later, the French-Austrian stage artist, who studied philosophy, music and puppetry, returns to Hamburg with a psychoactive chamber play. In the text by Robert Walser, which the latter wrote in Bernese dialect and Vienne directs in French, a boy fakes his suicide because he feels unloved. Vienne zooms into the boy's head, blurring monologue and dialogue, showing how the self dissolves in an emotional frenzy and reality blurs. As with CROWD, in DER TEICH (THE POND) Vienne again creates a complex psychogram using the tools of theater: the variation of movement tempos, trance-like use of light, and a spacey psychoacoustic by her longtime collaborator, drone-metal demigod Stephen O'Malley. What makes the evening a "sensation" ( even more, are its two protagonists: on stage are Adèle Haenel ("Portrait of a Lady on Fire") and Swedish-Spanish film and theater actress Ruth Vega Fernandez. 

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  • Concept, Direction, Scenography and Dramaturgy: Gisèle Vienne
  • With: Adèle Haenel & Ruth Vega Fernandez
  • Light: Yves Godin
  • Musical Direction: Stephen F. O'Malley
  • Sound Design: Adrien Michel
  • Original Music: Stephen F. O'Malley, François J. Bonnet
  • Tour Assistant: Sophie Demeyer
  • Outside view: Dennis Cooper & Anja Rottgerkamp
  • French Translation: Lucie Taïeb
  • Based on the German translation of: Händl Klaus & Raphael Urweider (éd. Suhrkamp Verlag, 2014)
  • Collaboration Scenography: Maroussia Vaes
  • Puppet Conception: Gisèle Vienne
  • Puppet Creation: Raphaël Rubbens, Dorothéa Vienne-Pollak & Gisèle Vienne in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Théâtre National de Bretagne
  • Stage Design Production: Nanterre-Amandiers CDN
  • Set & Accesories: Gisèle Vienne, Camille Queval & Guillaume Dumont
  • Costumes: Gisèle Vienne, Camille Queval & Pauline Jakobiak
  • Wigs & Make-Up Artist:: Mélanie Gerbeaux
  • Technical Director: Richard Pierre
  • Sound Engineer: Adrien Michel & Mareike Trillhaas
  • Light Manager: Iannis Japiot & Samuel Dosière
  • Stage Manager: Antoine Hordé
  • Internship: Antoine Hordé

PERFORMANCE CREATED IN COLLABORATION WITH Kerstin Daley-Baradel. Special thanks toEtienne Bideau-Rey, Nelson Canart, Patric Chiha, Zac Farley, Erik Houllier, Tristan Lahoz, César Van Looy, Jean-Paul Vienne. PRODUCTION AND TOURING Alma Office: Anne-Lise Gobin, Alix Sarrade, Camille Queval & Andrea Kerr ADMINISTRATION Etienne Hunsinger & Giovanna Rua.

COPRODUCTION Internationales Sommerfestival Kampnagel, Nanterre-Amandiers CDN, Théâtre National de Bretagne, Maillon, Théâtre de Strasbourg - European Stage, Holland Festival, Amsterdam, Fonds Transfabrik - Deutsch-Französischer Fonds für Darstellende Kunst, Centre Culturel André Malraux (Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy), Comédie de Genève, La Filature - Scène nationale de Mulhouse, Le Manège - Scène nationale de Reims, MC2 : Grenoble, Ruhrtriennale, Tandem Scène nationale, Kaserne Basel, Festival d'Automne à Paris / Théâtre Garonne / CCN2 - Centre Chorégraphique national de Grenoble / BIT Teatergarasjen, Bergen / Black Box Teater, Oslo.

WITH THE SUPPORT OF Centre national de la danse, La Colline - théâtre national und Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne. THANKS TO Point Ephémère für die Zurverfügungstellung des Proberaums und an Playroom, SMEM, Fribourg für das Tonstudio. Gisèle Vienne is supported by Ministère de la culture et de la Communication - DRAC Grand Est, der Région Grand Est and the Ville de Strasbourg as well as by Institut Français for international touring. Gisèle Vienne is associated artist at CND Centre national de la danse and Théâtre National de Bretagne.

HAMBURG PERFORMANCES SUPPORTED BY Institut français and the French Ministry for Culture and Communication / DGCA.

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