DoryPark Dance Company: call for dancers NEWS

The Berlin based international Dance and Theatre company Constanza Macras Dorkypark is looking for performers and musicians of all age for an exchange project between South Africa and Germany on gender, post-colonialism and tradition. The auditions will take place in Johannesburg 4-5 May. 

 

3rd + 4th May
from 10:00 until 17:00
at Moving into Dance Studio, Johannesburg

Address: 1 President Street, between Miriam Makeba and Henry Nxumalo Street

Applicants should preferably send in their CVs, video links and/or photo- graphs until 16th April to production@dorkypark.org

A special focus in the production will be given to gender/sexuality identity construc- tions, working in the space between the most progressive legislation of Sub-saharan Africa to this regard and a reality that remains conflictive. Dealing with more complex processes related to religious practices and powers, as well as the cultural and political interpretations, re-interpretations and sometimes an instrumentalization of tradition and heritage. On the other hand, the re-evaluation of heritages and tra- ditions long related to segregated cultural groups are being articulated in new ways with urban life, and with self-defined contemporary practices and productions, that we want to include in this project. Reflecting on post-colonial/post-apartheid on- going power struggles and the artistic deconstructions of colonial imageries of the other.

CONSTANZA MACRAS | DORKYPARK is a dance theatre company whose mission is to create contemporary dance pieces that reflect today's political, social and cultural events and issues. The company works internationally and develops projects to- gether with professional dancers, artists of different genres, as well as amateurs. The artistic director is the Argentinian Berlin-based choreographer and director Con- stanza Macras, who recently was awarded with the most important German theatre award DER FAUST for best choreography.

CONSTANZA MACRAS | DORKYPARK has constantly examined different cultures and spheres of life. Questions about social participation, integration, segregation and marginalisation are dealt with on the stage as well as the social consequences and challenges of globalisation.

CONSTANZA MACRAS|DORKYPARK GmbH ? Ku?nstlerische Leitung & Gescha?ftsfu?hrung: CONSTANZA MACRAS Bankverbindung: DRESDNER BANK ? Konto: 4048069100 ? Bankleitzahl: 120 800 00
IBAN: DE 62 12080000 40 48 06 91 00 ? SWIFT-BIC: DRES DE FF
HRG-Eintrag: HRB 11 37 40 B ? Amtsgericht: Berlin - Charlottenburg ? Steuer-Nummer: 37/189/21342 

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