Sat 11 Sep 2021
UND JETZT? Oona Doherty: Hope Hunt Dance/Performance

20 Uhr
5 / 9 / 18 / 25 EUR

Hope Hunting lies between the lines of physical theatre, social proclamation and dance. A thumping black golf head lights on sits in waiting, Music thumping from its metal shield. A man who is many men leaks in out of the metal beat, his story, A hunt for hope.

The performer mutates into separate entireties. Morphing from one character to the next. Through speech, movement, and sound we are twisted and contorted through ideas of masculinity, morality and nostalgia. Through wet forgotten roads of memory; the hunter takes the audience with him.

He hits and swerves at extreme stereotypes of cultural and social class. The masks of men as a form of personal defense against the self and the world we live in today. The consequences of boredom on the psyche are ripped open through physical labour on stage. Teetering on the fine lines between comedy and tragedy.

Entrance: tested, vaxinated or recovered.

Choreografie Oona Doherty Performer Sati Veyrunes Fahrer/DJ Luca Truffarelli Licht John Gunning Agentin/Produktion Gabrielle Veyssiere

Oona Doherty

Oona Doherty is a Dance Artist based in Northern Ireland. She studied at The London School of Contemporary Dance, University of Ulster and LABAN London with BA Honours and Post Graduate in Contemporary Dance Studies. She has been performing Dance Theatre internationally since 2010 with Companies such as: TRASH (NL), Abbattoir Ferme (BE), Veronika Riz (IT), Emma Martin /United Fall (IE), Enda Walsh (IE).

Oona's choreography has toured internationally to critical acclaim: Hope Hunt & the ascension into Lazarus (2015/21), Hard to be Soft - A Belfast Prayer (2017/21), Lady Magma (2019/21).

Awards includes

2016 Hope Hunt - Best Performer Dublin Fringe Festival, Total theatre Award Edinburgh Fringe, (RE)connaissance Grenoble Judges 1st place and Audience1st place

2017 Hope Hunt Winner of the Major Individual Artist Award from the Arts Council Northern Ireland

2019 Hard to be Soft Best dance show The Guardian 2019, Top 10 Music video of the year Rolling Stone, Jamie XX " I Don't know"

The program UND JETZT? is funded in the impulse program "Kunst trotz Abstand" of the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden-Württemberg.



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