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7 Pleasures

dance
performance
#MadeInBxl
#Daredevil
#gender
07—08.10.2016

Borderless bodies

In 7 Pleasures, Mette Ingvartsen examines seven cepts of pleasure. She shows you that desire and pleasure are everywhere, not only when it comes to sexual contact between people, but also as a kind of continuum between objects, bodies and their environment. A group of twelve performers gives shape to these sensory sensations. In a long, sensual movement, bodies touch one another, lose their boundaries, vibrate and form unexpected constellations with their environment. Little by little, an experience that awakens pleasure in all its glory becomes visible.

concept, choreography Mette Ingvartsen | performers Sirah Foighel Brutmann, Johanna Chemnitz, Katja Dreyer, Elias Girod, Bruno Freire, Dolores Hulan, Ligia Lewis, Danny Neyman (replaced by Calixto Neto), Norbert Pape, Pontus Pettersson, Hagar Tenenbaum, Marie Ursin (permanently replaced by Gemma Higginbotham) | replacement Ghyslaine Gau | light Minna Tiikkainen | music & soundtrack Peter Lenaerts, with music by Will Guthrie (Breaking Bones & Snake Eyes) | set Mette Ingvartsen & Minna Tikkainen | dramaturgy Bojana Cvejić | assistant choreography Manon Santkin | assistant light Nadja Räikkä | technical director Joachim Hupfer & Nadja Räikkä | sound technician Adrien Gentizon | company Management Kerstin Schroth | assistant production Manon Haase | A production of Mette Ingvartsen / Great Investment | co-production steirischer herbst festival (Graz), Kaaitheater (Brussels), HAU Hebbel am Ufer (Berlin), Théatre National de Bretagne (Rennes), Festival d’Automne (Paris), Les Spectacles vivants – Centre Pompidou (Paris), PACT Zollverein (Essen), Dansens Hus (Oslo), Tanzquartier Wien (Vienna), Kunstencentrum BUDA (Kortrijk), BIT Teatergarasjen (Bergen), Dansehallerne (Copenhagen) | funded by The Flemish Authorities, Hauptstadtkulturfonds (Berlin) & The Danish Arts Council | thanks to Musée de la Danse/Centre Chorégraphique National de Rennes et de Bretagne

A House on Fire co-production; with the support of the Culture Programme of the European Union. Research and residency supported by APAP; with the support of the Culture Programme of the European Union.

DURATION : 90 min.
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
RERUN
KAAITHEATER CO-PRODUCTION
HOUSE ON FIRE
The Red Pieces

In de cyclus The Red Pieces kijkt de Deense choreografe Mette Ingvartsen door een vergrootglas naar seksualiteit. Het resultaat is een eigentijdse reflectie over seksuele praktijken, en de manier waarop lichamen via bewegen en handelen de structuren van de samenleving beïnvloeden. In één week tijd hernemen we 69 positions en 7 Pleasures. Als slot installeert Ingvartsen een performatieve conferentie over de politiek van seksualiteit in relatie tot de publieke en private sfeer.

Presented by
Kaaitheater HOF – House on Fire