everything – Johannes Wieland Performance Project
do we need to be and own everything? do we need to put a label on everything we are and own? our mindset to define ourselves is linked directly to success and ownership. maybe it’s time to rethink!
Choreograpy: Johannes Wieland
Performance: Jade Albasini, Magda Argyridou, TungTung Chiu, Elina Demirtioglou, Emily Grable, Josephine Haas, Carina Neumer, Giulia Nikoleti, Giussepe Perricone, Amanda Romero, Elisa Scarselli, Charlotte Virgile, Tracy Wong, Sevasti Zafeira
Music: abul morgan, giana factory, the evpatoria report and more
johannes wieland hails from berlin, earned his bfa at the amsterdam university of the arts and worked in various companies with an extensive array of choreographers, before going to perform as a principal at the béjart ballet, lausanne. ready for a radical change, he then relocated to new york city where he received his mfa in contemporary dance and choreography at nyu’s tisch school of the arts in 2002.
his company ”johannes wieland”, founded in new york that same year, facilitated the foundation for his body of work and since 2006, he holds a permanent position as the artistic director and choreographer at the staatstheater kassel. aside from choreographing and teaching for companies and universities, his critically acclaimed pieces have been invited to tour internationally for festivals and events.
he is a 1st prize winner of the “kurt jooss prize”, and has been awarded numerous other prizes, recognitions, scholarships and grants. he is a nominee for the german theater prize “der faust” in 2016, for his creation “you will be removed”.
The performance evening starts at 21:30 on Saturday the 5th of August at Palaia Anaktora