HUMAN IN BALANCE
Once again DON GNU puts all on one board!
Balancing on the gigantic board “The Turmoil” we examine man as an individual and as a Citizen in a challenged Europe, where nobody moves without affecting the others
Experience a beautiful mixture of a blue open sky, the heating sun and colourful everyday-mayhem in Cyprus - and the well-structured cool Nordic shades framing life in Denmark.
Live music, documentary video projections and a mix of Danish and Cyprus dancers brings Pafos to Aarhus in this powerful and poetic performance, combining the crooked tact's of the Greek Zembekiko with the well-known streamlined waltz.
"..a true firework of a dance performance"
"..it is genius mix of dance, show and humor. DON GNU rocks!"
"..an extremely powerfull experience"
"DON GNU, who is behind the performance, has always been great at making me laugh. This performance in no exception"
From Zembekiko to waltz...
The performance was created as a developing project between the two European Capitals of Culture 2017, Aarhus and Pafos. The first part was developed under the open sky on the streets of Pafos, Cyprus in May 2017 in a close co-operation between the dancers and DON GNU.
In fall 2017 the gigantic balance board was moved indoor to a dark black box in Aarhus, DK, as the team worked on the final Danish / Cypriot version, which premiered November 9th 2017.
The project was first presented as part of the official programme of European Capital of Culture 2017 - in co-operation with Dance House Lemesos from Cyprus and Bora Bora - Dans og Visuelt Teater from Denmark.
Performance & choreography:
Evi Karsera (Cyprus)
Alexia Nicolaou (Cyprus)
Petras Lisauskas (Lithauen)
Frederik Pors Jakobsen (Denmark)
Directing & choreography:
Kristoffer Louis Andrup Pedersen
Video, light & dramaturgy:
Composing, music & sound:
Malene Cathrine Pedersen
A special thanks to Mikkel Petterson, Marianne Meyer, Sten Baadsgaard & Peer Mariboe