The Dybbuk

The Dybbuk

Anna Natt, Berlin (Germany)

Wednesday, 05. November 2014 // 22.00-ca. 23.00 Uhr
Thursday, 06. November 2014 // 22.00-ca. 23.00 Uhr
Residenz (in the Baumwollspinnerei)

    World premiere

    Transit – between the living and the dead … According to Jewish folklore, the dybbuk is an oft-malevolent spirit of the dead. It enters into the body of a living person and causes them to behave irrationally. The spirit can only be driven out by engaging it physically and psychically to learn what it wants.

    The performance »Der Dybbuk« (»The Dybbuk«) examines ghostly manifestations, spiritual fervour and forms of possession. It combines the striking poses of flamenco with the transcendental phenomena of the spirit. The famous Polish film »Dibuk« (1937) by Michal Waszyński served as a source of inspiration.

    Anna Natt, born in 1975 in Minneapolis / USA, received flamenco training in Seville from 2000-05. She has lived in Berlin since 2005, where she teaches at the dance school Centro Flamenco. She founded the performance group Crystal Tits in 2009. Anna Natt also dances with compagnie El contrabando in Solothurn / Switzerland. She participated in the competition »Das beste deutsche Tanzsolo« (»Best German dance solo«) with her solo »Uro« during euro-scene Leipzig 2013.

    Ab 14 Jahre

    22,00 € (erm. 17,00 €)

    Schauspiel Leipzig in Koproduktion mit euro-scene Leipzig innerhalb des Programms »Artists in Residence«

    An beiden Tagen Shuttlebus:
    Abfahrt 21.30 Uhr am Schauspielhaus zur Residenz
    Im Anschluss 23.15 Uhr Rückfahrt zum Schauspielhaus

    Produktion: Anna Natt

    Koproduktion: Schauspiel Leipzig / euro-scene Leipzig

    Konzeption, Inszenierung und Choreografie: Anna Natt

    Musik: Mordechaj Gebirtig, Morris Rosenfeld u. a.

    Musikalische Leitung: Ludwig Böhme

    Video: Hannah Sieben, René Heinrich

    Lichtdesign: Roger Rossell

    Tänzerin: Anna Natt

    Sänger: Susanne Langner (Alt), Falk Hoffmann (Tenor), Leipziger Synagogalchor

    Musiker: Reinhard Riedel (Violine), Prof. Ulrich Vogel (Klavier)

    archive 2014

    24h Festival year