Rimini Protokoll
›DO's & DON'Ts‹ – A journey through every trick in the city

  • Sat 16.06.18 18:30 h

Adv. sales: 14 € / red. 9 €
Box office: 17 € / red. 12 €
incl. VRR-Ticket

The event is not accessible for wheelchair users.
Space in the vehicle is limited. Please do not carry any large luggage and or wear a heavy set of clothes.

The show is running from June 14 to July 7

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Following ›Cargo Sofia - Essen‹ and ›Truck Tracks Ruhr‹, Rimini Protokoll continue to investigate the possibilities of a mobile auditorium. Their new production revolves around the rules of a city that serve to coordinate our life in the urban community: laws, norms, rituals, spoken and unspoken arrangements, visible and invisible codes.

The protagonists of ›DO’s & DON’Ts‹ are children and young adolescents from Essen who travel with the audience through the city on a converted truck that has been rebuilt as a mobile auditorium complete fitted with a glass fourth wall. Questions about the relationship between safety, regulation and freedom arise as intersections, schools, churches, mosques, embassy buildings, brothels, public and private spaces pass by. How do boundaries affect our personal freedom and what possibilities emerge when we cross them?

Concept / Text / Direction: Helgard Haug, Jörg Karrenbauer
Concept / Dramaturgy: Aljoscha Begrich
Composition: Barbara Morgenstern
Videodirector: Mischa Leinkauf
Sounddesign: Frank Böhle
Assistant direction & research: Meret Kiderlen
Intern: Lisa Homburger

Production management: Juliane Männel
Technical director: Sven Nichterlein
Interior work: Notier Schweikhardt
Video assistance: Jay Lee

›DO's and DON'Ts‹ Essen 

With: Rudolf Bühne, Aron Genderly, Charlotte Venghaus, Rasmus Venghaus and the Choir of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Gymnasiums Berlin leaded by Christoph Rosiny

Direction: Helgard Haug
Assistant direction & research: Meret Kiderlen
Video/Sound-Operator: Marcel Nascimento
Production supervisor: Katharina Heib / Christiane Holtschulte

A Production of Rimini Apparat

In coproduction with HAU Hebbel am Ufer (Berlin), Goethe Institut / Performing Architecture Venedig, Künstlerhaus Mousonturm Frankfurt, PACT Zollverein, Tafelhalle Nürnberg/Bewerbungsbüro Kulturhauptstadt Europas, Internationales Sommerfestival Kampnagel and National Theatre of Scotland.

The production is funded by the senate departement for culture and europe.

A project within the framework of the Alliance of International Production Houses supported by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media.

Trailer // ›DO's & DON'Ts‹ – A journey through every trick in the city


24.05. – 08.06.2019, 21. internationales figuren.theater.festival, Nürnberg (DE)
20.02. – 30.03.2019, Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, Frankfurt (DE)
12. – 21.10.2018, National Theatre of Scotland / Futureproof, Paisley (GB)
08. – 26.08.2018, Internationales Sommerfestival Kampnagel, Hamburg (DE)
14.06. – 07.07.2018, PACT Zollverein, Essen (DE)
03. - 30.05.2018, HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin (DE)

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