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Borderline – Kompanie Wang Ramirez

22. September 8:00 am

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They exceed all limits, including those of perception: like marionettes, the five dancers lose the ground under their feet in this perfromance by Sébastien Ramirez and Honji Wang. They fly, hover, hang from invisible threads, hanging in the air. The two award-winning shooting stars of the dance scene translate their hip-hop vocabulary into a graceful flow of movement that bluntly takes a stand in all poetry. “Borderline” is understood as a critique of a manipulative society, that is split into those who are on the ‘inside’ and those who are ‘different’ and who seem to be left out.(photo: © Agathe Poupeney)

Sponsor: Metro Group
With generous support from the state capital of Düsseldorf and Institut Français/French Cultural Ministry DGCA and the Hilton Düsseldorf Hotel

Sébastien Ramirez and Honji Wang, Artistic direction & choreography
Jean-Philippe Barrios aka Lacrymoboy with the participation of Christophe Isselee and the voices of Chung-Won Wang et Henri Ramirez, Original music
Cyril Mulon, Light design & technical direction
Jason Oettlé, Rigging-Koordination
Catherine Umbdenstock, Dramaturgical collaboration
Paul Bauer, Set design
Anna Ramirez, Costume realization

Louis Becker, Johanna Faye, Mustapha Lehlouh, Sébastien Ramirez, Honji Wang, Kai Gaedtke (Rigger)

Dirk Korell, Production direction & booking
Kompanie Sébastien Ramirez, Clash66, Executive production

Théâtre de l’Archipel, scène nationale de Perpignan (in the frame of a creation residency), Théâtre de la Ville Paris, Parc de La Villette Paris, Mercat de les Flors (in the frame of a creation residency at Graner, Barcelone)
Initiatives d’Artistes en Danses Urbaines (Fondation de France – Parc de la Villette with the support of Caisse des Dépôts and Acsé), act’art – Conseil général de Seine-et-Marne, Centre Chorégraphique National de Créteil et du Val-de-Marne / Compagnie Käfig, TANZtheater INTERNATIONAL, Hannover

Conseil régional Languedoc-Roussillon, Préfecture de région du Languedoc-Roussillon – Direction régionale des affaires culturelles, Conseil général des Pyrénées Orientales

Centre Culturel Jacques Prévert à Villeparisis for the creation residency. HAU – Hebbel am Ufer for the research possibilities in Berlin. With the support of Montpellier Danse, residency at Agora, cité internationale de la danse.
The original soundtrack of Borderline is available on lacrymoboy.bandcamp.com and on iTunes (artist: lacrymoboy).

22. September 8:00 am - 10:00 am
70 minutes, no intermission
Festival Marquee
Burgplatz, 40213 Düsseldorf
+49 211 82 82 66 0