Sunday February 27th, 18:00

Sunday Afternoon Improvisation

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Malgven Gerbes, David Brandstätter, Caroline Allaire, Vidal Bini, Sybille Müller, Ahilleas Chariskos

Sunday Afternoon Improvisation

Malgven Gerbes (Rennes, France 1979) is choreographer and dancer. She lives and works in Berlin. She studied choreography in ArtEZ Arnhem (former EDDC) NL, and inner architecture in the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Appliqués et Métiers D’Arts in Paris. She has been teaching her personal approach to release technique and choreography in ArtEZ Arnhem-NL, Dartington College of arts UK, the Korean National University of Arts, Tanzfabrik Berlin, LaborGras Berlin, Session House Tokyo etc. Malgven Gerbes created together with David Brandstätter s h i f t s , an organisation for art and movement. Their work has been performed internationally in Europe and Asia. www.s-h-i-f-t-s.org

 

David Brandstaetter (Wuppertal, Germany 1979) was working as a juggler and unicyclist before he studied choreography in ArtEZ Arnhem. He has been teaching contact improvisation and choreography in ArtEZ Arnhem-NL, Dartington College of arts UK, Ernst Busch Hochschule für Schauspielkunst, the Korean National University of Arts, Tanzfabrik Berlin, Session House Tokyo, Schauspielhaus Düsseldorf. David Brandstätter created together with Malgven Gerbes s h i f t s , an organisation for art and movement. Their work has been performed in Germany, the Netherlands, Portugal, Italy, England, France, Korea, Japan. www.s-h-i-f-t-s.org

 

Vidal Bini, born in France, Vidal studied in the Paris Opera School and in the Superior Conservatory of Paris (CNSMDP). He joined the Ballet du Rhin in 2000 and became a free lance artist in 2003, joining the Felix Ruckert company, le Grand Jeu (Louis Ziegler), and lately the Association WOO. Vidal collaborates with Robert Clark, Malgven Gerbes, David Brandstätter and Marika Rizzi, among others, as a dancer, and sometimes as musician or as video maker, and deepens his work towards improvisation with Kirstie Simson. He founded in 2006 the KHZ company. www.khz-vidalbini.com

 

Caroline Allaire, born in Nice in 1977, she studied dance in the "Conservatoire de Nice," and in the "Conservatoire Supérieur de Paris". In 1995 she joined the Ballet de l'Opéra de Nice for 2 years, then the Ballet de l'Opéra du Rhin for 5 years. Since 2004 she is a free-lance dancer in Berlin and France.  She pursues parallely her research in improvisation with Kirstie Simson. With  s h i f t s Caroline performs in "Rencontres" and takes part in the project "Counting".

 

Sybille Müller is a dancer and choreographer living in Berlin. She studied dance from 1995 until 2000 at the Rotterdam Dansacademy (RDA). She collaborated with Eva Meyer-Keller, Laurent Dailleau, Florian Bach, and performed for deufert&plischke, Colette Sadler, Martin Nachbar, Samir Akika and Two Fish. She also studies Strategic Communication and Planning at the University of the Arts (UDK). At the moment she works with Isabelle Schad on the Project "Musik (Practicable)" that will be premiered in May.

 

Ahilleas Chariskos, born in Greece in 1983 and live in Berlin. He studied as a clown, comedian, in performing arts in Italy, in intercultural performing arts in Berlin and dance development choreography in Amsterdam.He has worked the last 4 years with the company Teater Novogo Fronta.

 

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