Jefta van Dinther / Thiago Granato
This is concrete

  • Fri 08.03.13 21 h
  • Sat 09.03.13 21 h

Jefta van Dinther, who last appeared at PACT Zollverein with his production GRIND, which won the Wild Card 2012 award at the NRW theater festival FAVORITEN 2012, has created his latest work in collaboration with the Brazilian choreographer and performer Thiago Granato. In ›THIS IS CONCRETE‹ two male bodies slowly interact, blurring the boundaries and limits between self and other. Imbedded in a sonic environment of dizzying beats and revolving shadows, the work ventures into intimate realms incorporating the volatile and uncertain; movements mutate into words, force into pleasure, talking into eating, sex into dancing, symbiosis into parasitism. 

Concept, choreography, performance: Jefta van Dinther, Thiago Granato
Light design: Jan Fedinger
Sound design: David Kiers
Production management: Emelie Bergbohm
Artistic advice: Sandro Amaral, Frederic Gies, Robert Steijn

Production: Jefta van Dinther – Sure Basic and Thiago Granato  
Executive producer: Interim kultur – Sweden and Sure Basic – The Netherlands 
Co-production: PACT Zollverein (Essen), Grand Theatre (Groningen), Panorama Festival (Rio de Janeiro) and Fabrik Potsdam / Étape Danse 
Funded by: Swedish Arts Council, Swedish Arts Grants Committee, City of Stockholm and Fonds Podiumkunsten the Netherlands 
Supported by: CNDC Angers
Duration: 50 minutes

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