The soundance festival berlin is an innovative, international festival for contemporary dance and music in Berlin.
In cooperation with DOCK ART, the festival presents a broad spectrum of different styles from contemporary dance to real-time music, from Post Butoh to New Jazz and improvisation on 10 days each year.
Cross-generational, diverse artistic works between sound and movement in theater and urban space can be experienced by the audience.
In 2020 the festival took place for the first time digitally adapted via screenings and live streams. YouTube channel soundance festival – Link

Events / Streaming

soundance skizze – Floating cultivation

Date: June 4, 2020

Time: 19:00

Location: Live Stream online

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A dancer and a cellist create an artistic sketch together through site-specific exploration in a garden colony next to a rainwater retention basin. The sound-performative encounter with site-specific choreography forges a visual-audio path – live and digitally adapted.

KUDOKU

Date: June 17, 2020

Time: 15:00-19:00

Location: Screening, DOCK11 / Live Stream online

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The experimentation with sound and the body reveals the perceptive elements that make the evolution of the human figure visible. Something within each of our bodies vibrates constantly, a threat: it is chaos, the inner noise of scars and thoughts.

improvisations

Date: June 17, 2020

Time: 15:00-19:00

Location: Screening, DOCK11 / Live Stream online

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Contrary to the title, the performance is structured. These two fearless artists are always in search of new expressions and aesthetics through the combination of break dance, viola and inspiration from their surroundings.

Understanding Dance for Beginners and Intermediates

Date: June 18, 2020

Time: 15:00-19:00

Location: Screening, DOCK11 / Live Stream online

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This video tutorial in 4 episodes is a response to the statement “I don’t understand dance” – a sentence we encounter ever so often when moving away from the inner circles of dance lovers and dance experts.

Out of the Mine

Date: June 19, 2020

Time: 15:00-19:00

Location: Screening, DOCK11 / Live Stream online

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Out of the mine is a duet based on the creation of atmospheres that evoke the depths of the earth, made of dust and concrete.

CHANGE|LESS

Date: June 19, 2020

Time: 15:00-19:00

Location: Screening, DOCK11 / Live Stream online

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CHANGE|LESS is an improvisation-based dance and music performance. The piece reflects on an individual’s life cycle, entangled and bound by the trajectories of her natural, cultural and social heritage.

Rakonto Kun, Interview

Date: June 20, 2020

Time: 15:00-19:00

Location: Screening, DOCK11 / Live Stream online

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Along with short video excerpts from Rakonto Kun and earlier pieces, Noa Zuk and Ohad Fishof offer deep insight into their longstanding collaboration. Rakonto Kun takes place somewhere in the fantasy territory of ethnographic fiction.

Open Platform: Improvised

Date: June 21, 2020

Time: 15:00-19:00

Location: Screening, DOCK11 / Live Stream online

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12 international musicians and dancers explore new ways of working together.
As a result of the current global pandemic, the creative sessions occur in person and also digitally. Snapshots emerge out of the improvised encounters which linger like the echo of a chance meeting in the distance.

Five in Pool

Date: June 24, 2020

Time: 15:00-19:00

Location: Screening, DOCK11 / Live Stream online

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FIVE in Pool is a daring head-first leap into an unpredictable realm of sound and movement. Four dancers and one musician delightedly plumb the diversity of their artistic spectra together, without the audience, following strict rules to find their unpredictable piece.

Don`t call me my little sweet pony (Excerpts)

Date: June 24, 2020

Time: 15:00-19:00

Location: Screening, DOCK11 / Live Stream online

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The choreographic miniature “don’t call me my little sweet pony”, a solo performance, is mainly dedicated to wandering: a kind of internal and external journey in which it is important to perceive the passage of time – which marks the body.

Live Streams

Festival Trailer of video adapted pieces > trailer – soundance festival 2020 YouTube channel

On the YouTube channel soundance festival you can watch many of the live streams of the 2020 festival.

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