DRANG as part of the ›tanz nrw‹ festival

  • Fri 07.05.21 19 h

It is hard to find a definition of the urban dance style krumping that doesn’t label it 'aggressive'. Is krumping the dance version of picking a fight? What appears aggressive is in fact the dancers’ way of expressing what they are feeling at that moment. Rage, love, fear, desire – each movement tells a story. Directly and full of emotional force. On stage, six performers convene, each driven by a need to tell something which cannot be expressed in words. Their stories are highly energetic, fast-paced, expressive and told with every fibre of their bodies. With ›DRANG‹ (›URGE‹), Renegade – under the artistic direction of Malou Airaudo – offers audiences a new perspective on this urban hip-hop dance style.

Choreography: Malou Airaudo Dance: William Hayibor-Venous, Kwame Osei, Eva Pageix / Wilhelmina Stark, Solomon Quaynoo, Francesca Zaccaria, Rymon Zacharei Sound: Julian Büsselberg (SONIC MOOD) Music by: Abel Korzeniowski, Max Richter, Moderat, Jóhann Jóhannsson, Jon Hopkins, Reptilicus & Senking Production assistance: Eva Pageix Stage: Malou Airaudo Costume: Mark Sieczkarek Visuals: Christopher Lensing (impulskontrolle) Light: Moritz Bütow Photography: Oliver Look / Denis Kooné Kuhnert Production management: Uta Graßhoff

Production Pottporus e.V. Co-production PACT Zollverein (Essen), Theater im Pumpenhaus (Münster)

Supported by the Ministry of Culture and Science of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, NRW Landesbüro Freie Darstellende Künste, Kulturinitiative Herne

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