Performances 2023

Performances 2023

COD – Compagnie Olivier Dubois (FR)
My body of coming forth by day

© Julien Benjamou

The Egyptian Book of the Dead conjures up the magic of stepping out into the light of day. How it can assist with a symbolic rebirth today is demonstrated in this piece, in which Olivier Dubois submits to a court trial, a peep show and a vivisection. The outstanding French choreographer, first winner of the Prix Jardin d’Europe at ImPulsTanz in 2008, was voted one of the best dancers in the world in 2011 and has celebrated a string of successes, including at ImPulsTanz, with such spectacular pieces as Faune(s), which caused a scandal in Avignon but became a triumph in Vienna, Rouge and Prêt à baiser. In My body of coming forth by day, Dubois lets the audience decide during each performance how he should conjure up his – by now 60 – works. This is to help him in his search for what a masterpiece should be. In the process, the master himself goes all out in terms of physical exertion.

Austrian Premiere

Duration: 90 Min

In English.
This performance contains nudity.
20.7.2023, 21:00
Burgtheater Bühne
22.7.2023, 21:00
Burgtheater Bühne
sold out
© Pierre Gondard
© Pierre Gondard
© Pierre Gondard
© Francois Stemmer
© Pierre Gondard

CREDITS

Creation and interpretation: Olivier Dubois
Sounds and light coordination: François Caffenne
Production: COD – Compagnie Olivier Dubois
Coproductions: Festival BreakingWalls – Le Caire le CENTQUATRE, Paris

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