Dancing Against the End of the World

photo: Paulio Sovari

Every form of artistic expression is capable of doing good in the world. Even ballet dance that was once created to entertain the kings and queens of this world with the movements that seemed almost superhuman at the time can become a tool of change. A change of society that needs to start through the arts from the stages of theaters, operas, and ballet houses. Because there it starts a conversation that is not motivated by politics but by an emotional perspective on our human life and society.

I’m quite excited that Nacho Duato, the current artistic director of Staatsballett Berlin, is creating another piece that is dedicated to a social topic. In his upcoming premiere called Erde he is creating a vision of our world under the current ecological circumstances of climate change. For this unique premiere he collaborated with locals from the Berlin electronic music scene like Pedro Alcalde, Sergio Caballero and Richie Hawtin just to name a few.

On the same night, there will be another premiere of this double bill evening. The British-Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter has now given one of his works to the repertoire of the Staatsballett Berlin called “The Art of Not Looking Back”. Shechter is internationally acclaimed and well known for his controversial pieces.

For this intense and unique evening of contemporary ballet we are giving away 2×2 tickets for Friday the 21.4.2017. To participate please leave a comment below until Thursday at noon using a valid eMail in the form. More amazing photos from the rehearsal by Paulio Sovari below.

Claudio by
on April 19th, 2017
updated on April 19th, 2017
in Theater

60 Responses to “Dancing Against the End of the World”

  1. Filip Says:

    Sehr gern!

  2. Gretel Says:

    Friday marks my third official week living and working in Berlin so I would love to celebrate it by attending this event! 🙂

  3. Sanni Says:

    Would love to get to see this piece! ❤️

  4. Dmitriy Martyushev Says:

    Sounds great, we’d love to see this before leaving Berlin for a long trip.

  5. Maria Bikou Says:

    Would love to spend this Friday night watching ballet ! :)) thank you i❤berlin!

  6. Olga Khristolyubova Says:

    I would love to go!

  7. Paloma Says:

    “The Dance: it is the rhythm of all that dies in order to live again. It is the eternal rising of the sun.” Isadora Duncan.

  8. Eva Says:

    Ooohhhh i would really love to go!!

  9. Grasiele Vieira Says:

    Sooo would love to go!!

  10. Marlene Says:

    I’d love to have the chance to go to the premiere for this wonderful shows! Please let me have the tickets… I’ll be so greatful 🙏

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