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Elevator for anaphora

Photo: Dominik Krolikowski

Elevator for Anaphora arose from the study of automatisms. The piece is a stimulus-response to a society that reproduces itself biologically, culturally and digitally in order to optimize itself. A classic match between physical and audiovisual doubles mutates into a celebration. In the rhythm of motivation, aversion and exhaustion it exposes the dialectics of automatism: The desire for control is equal to the desire to give up control. The production searches for the physical condition for which pattern thinking and conservative behavior are the only logical consequences. The choreography shows a swarm of loose human features that deliver a spectacle as if by magic.

Artistic direction: Magdalena Öttl 
Dramaturgy: Kristin Gerwien
Performance: Ching-Mei Huang, Danilo Cardoso, Lucas Lopes
Media Design: Yoan Trellu
Sound: Marco Girardin, Bruna Cabral 
Assistant: Yurika Yamamoto 

PR: Winfried Hoffmann

16. October 19:30 h
Further Performances:
17. & 18. October 19:30 h


Maschinenhaus Essen
Wilhelm-Nieswandt-Allee 100, 45326 Essen


Entry: 17,- / 10,- € (red.)

Attention: Because of a reduced number of audience and recent restrictions for stage performances caused caused by COVID 19, a reservation of seats in advance is obligatory.
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The project is supported by:

Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes NRW, NRW Landesbüro Freie Darstellende Künste, Kulturbüro Stadt Essen, G. D. Baedeker Stiftung




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