A bold pioneer of modern dance whose legacy has transformed and transcended the art of movement“i'm not so interested in how they move as in what moves them”, german choreographer pina bausch famously said of her dancers this radical approach to choreography and dance theatre established. Pina bausch turned the dance world on its head and became one of the most internationally influential representatives of contemporary german culture and it's no exaggeration to say that dance theater can now be talked of in terms of before and after pina bausch -- before and after the revolution. A contemporary dance theatre class, inspired by pina bausch and the beautiful strength and artistic expression of german tanztheater learn more: theplaceor. Today, tanztheater wuppertal pina bausch's dancers use questions as fuel for creativity the company's most recent project introduced a new group of performers to the stage: local high school ninth-graders from the gesamtschule barmen in wuppertal, germany, in an original work-in-progress. Two full-length commissions herald a new era for pina bausch's company as it explores what dance-theater can mean in the 21st century mobilenytimescom for our german-speaking followers promoting tanztheater wuppertal pina bausch - die sieben todsünden tanzabend von pina bausch teil 2 196 5 see all. Takes an in-depth look at the vestiges of bausch's tracks on the landscape of contemporary performance felciano, rita pina bausch: the voice from germany dance magazine 70, no 10 (1996): 68-71 gv1580d246, vol 70 comments on bausch's approach to dance theater, her willingness to look at human nature in. Born in solingen, germany, in 1940, and trained both in germany and in the united states, pina bausch is a contemporary german choreographer and a major innovator of modern dance she is the founder, director, and choreographer of the internationally recognized “tanztheater wuppertal” company in germany, a role.
Acclaimed german dancer and choreographer pina bausch has died at the age of 68 the recipient of numerous awards and prizes, she left her mark as an innovator in the hybrid genre of tanztheater, or dance theater. Cassie da costa writes about productions of pina bausch's “the rite of spring” and “café müller” at bam, in brooklyn both works highlight that bausch's body of work transcends any one medium: she made what the germans call tanztheater—dance theatre—but she also made cinema and song. Addresses the scarred historical past at home– germany's haunted dividedness, with the angels watching over the wall and desecrated zones left empty during the cold war yet eventually, filming went ahead, and while footage of bausch's dance works performed on stage was still to be a main element, wenders shifted. Life is no cabaret to germany's pina bausch, but her stark, bizarre dances are ballet's hippest hit michael small october 14, 1985 12:00 pm don't make me look lovely,” says pina bausch as she poses for a photographer dressed in grungy blue work pants, a drab gray pullover and thick-soled boots, the german.
Nordrhein-westfalen in düsseldorf appointment as foreign honorary member of the academy of arts and sciences, cambridge massachusetts, section performing arts awarded the faust - german theatre prize posthumously for her life's work, in recognition of her enormous achievements for dance theatre in germany. Pina bausch (1940–2009) is recognised as a pioneer of modern dance theatre and as one of the most influential choreographers of the twentieth century the exhibition at the art and exhibition hall is the first to present her work to a wider public «i am less interested in how people move than in what moves them» pina.
This book presents a new reading of pina bausch's dance theatre, orienting it within an international legacy of performance practice the discussion considers not only the influence of german and american modern dance on bausch's work but, crucially, interrogates parallels with modernist and postdramatic theatre. The tanztheater wuppertal pina bausch is entering its forty-fourth season from the start, it 36 dancers representing 3 generations and 19 countries ensemble pina bausch pina bausch created a total of forty-six pieces before her death in 2009, the majority of them are part of the tanztheater wuppertal repertoire today. Bausch rehearsed orpheus and eurydike with the ballet of the paris opera since the end of 2010 the rite of spring has also been included in the repertoire of the ballet de l'opéra de paris former dancers staged kontakthof with senior citizens and with teenagers afterthe sudden death of pina bausch, dominique mercy.
Philippine (pina) bausch was born in solingen, germany, in 1940 her parents ran a restaurant, and pina would often amuse customers with impromptu dances after childhood ballet classes, she went on to the folkwang school in essen, headed by kurt jooss, who drew on the concept of ausdruckstanz,. German dance in the 20th century, between mary wigman and pina bausch 20th century, through the consolidation of expressive dance, to an independent field in the 20's and 30's, its total disappearance during world war ii, and its reappearance in the 70's and 80's in the form of german dance-theater ( tanztheater.
Such startling sights are the trademark of tanztheater (literally 'dance theatre' in german), a form that blends dance and everyday movement with theatre german choreographer pina bausch, is tanztheater's most famous exponent, who once said she was not interested in how people move but in what moves them.
April 21, 2009 copyright permission from cctv choreographer pina bausch watch videosource: cctvcom 04-21-2009 09:17 she is regarded one of the most influent. Pina bausch, the german dancer and choreographer who died aged 68 on tuesday, five days after being diagnosed with cancer, was the most influential figure in european contemporary dance for the past 30 years, creating a much- imitated fusion of radical theatre, surreal art, sexual drama and danced. Philippina pina bausch (27 july 1940 – 30 june 2009) was a german performer of modern dance, choreographer, dance teacher and ballet director with her unique style, a blend of movement, sound, and prominent stage sets, and with her elaborate collaboration with performers during the development of a piece (a. Following first experiences at solingen's children's ballet, at the age of 14 pina bausch started her dance training at the folkwang hochschule under kurt jooss before and after the second world war, jooss was a distinguished representative of the german modern dance movement, which had freed itself from the.