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Unusual Symptoms / Theatre Bremen / Adrienn Hód


May 30 and 31
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In Harmonia, Unusual Symptoms and Hungarian choreographer Adrienn Hód invite us to explore anew the human body and its meaning in dance and society. Between shared explorations of physical diversity, fun-filled exuberance and a good dose of self-irony, an ensemble of dancers with and without disabilities questions hierarchies of classical dance, but also the supposedly progressive forms of contemporary dance. Asking for the undisturbed attention of the audience, they throw conventional notions of the body and the structures built around it overboard and set about playfully realigning our gaze.

Harmonia was awarded the Rudolf Lábán Prize 2023 for the best dance piece in Hungary and was invited to Tanzplattform Deutschland 2024, one of the most imporant showcase for contemporary dance in Germany.

Adrienn Hód is an internationally acclaimed choreographer, specialising in contemporary dance and experimental movement. Her permanent company is HODWORKS, of which she has been artistic and production director since 2007. In addition to her work with the company, she also choreographs for other Hungarian and international collaborations. She is also an applied choreographer for theatre productions, films and commercials.

Unusual Symptoms have been the dance company of Theater Bremen since 2012. Originally founded by the French-Algerian choreographer Samir Akika, the ensemble has been working under the artistic direction of Alexandra Morales and Gregor Runge since 2018.

By & with Aaron Samuel Davis, Florent Devlesaver, Gabrio Gabrielli, Paulina Porwollik, Leisa Prowd, Tamara Rettenmund, Nora Ronge, Andor Rusu, Young-Won Song, Károly Tóth / Co-Creation Yanel Barbeito, Carolin Hartmann / Choreography Adrienn Hód / Artistic Collaboration Csaba Molnár / Music Ábris Gryllus / Stage & Costume Design Anna Lena Grote / Light Design Christian Kemmetmüller / Dramaturgy Gregor Runge / Dramaturgic Advisor Ármin Szabó-Székely / Production Management Alexandra Morales / Production Assistance Emily Masch, Andy Zondag / Production Management Hodworks György Ujvári-Pínter / Assistant to Stage & Costume Designer Naomi Darleen Schade / Stage Manager Lena Maire

Produced by Theater Bremen / Coproduction Trafó House of Contemporary Arts and OFF Foundation / Supported by the NATIONALES PERFORMANCE NETZ Coproduction Fund for Dance, which is funded by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, and the Goethe Institute Hungary. Unusual Symptoms are the dance company of Theater Bremen.

This show is programmed within the framework of Europe Beyond Access II, a European project co-financed by the Creative Europe program of the European Union of which the Mercat de les Flors is a partner.