ConTrust Collective | Dresden lead by Malwina Stepien has the aim ещ explore human condition translated into a body language. The collective emerged in 2015 with its first creation TRUST, a duo which was premiered at the festival in Köln. The duo was developed into a full time performance and premiered in Cagliari, Italy in 2017. Since then the collective has been performing at numerous festivals in Italy and Germany. In 2019 following production Intermission was created in a cooperation with Tanzbühne Dresden e.V. and premiered in Projekttheater Dresden, with support of Kulturstiftung des Freistaates Sachsen. The collective has been awarded with The Best Emerging Artists Duo Prize at 7th International SoloDuo NRW+Friends Festival in Köln, Germany, Special Mention at 17th International SoloDuo Festival in Budapest, Hungary and The Best Choreographic Dramaturgy Prize at 9th CORTOINDANZA festival in Cagliari, Italy.
La Esquina Desplazada, es una gran simbología, de una acción que como movimiento – ya sea voluntario o provocado, obligado en este caso – desplaza, crea, genera otro movimiento colateral, frontal. Cuerpo y masa presente. Drama humano. Soledad permanente de abandono.
SZENE 2WEI consists of professional dancers with and without disabilities. Founded in 2009 in Essen by Timo Gmeiner and William Sánchez H., it operates as a contemporary dance theatre that serves as a medium and motor for art, which is to say, for behaviour that appreciates and values diversity.
Ruben Reniers, born in Jakarta, grew up in Rotterdam, where he completed Bachelor‘s degree in contemporary dance at the Hogeschool voor de Kunsten | CODARTS. His career as a dancer led him as a member of the ensemble to several theaters in Germany. Since 2009, Reniers has pursued his fascination with movement and composition through the creation of his own choreographic works.
This experimental dance company was created at the end of 2013 in Berlin. The multicultural group got inspired for the name “Frantics” by the Spanish word “Frenesí”, which by definition means “a violent exaltation of a feeling or a passion”. They are influenced by bboying, contemporary dance, acrobatics, experimental hip hop, martial arts and gaga.