Turkish cofee

Turkish cofee

Choreographer: Branko Potočan (Slovenia)
Co-creators and dancers: Agate Bankava, Ivars Broničs, Cai Rang Ren Qing, Rūdolfs Gediņš, Taisija Frolova, Eva Kronberga, Sandra Lapiņa, Elīna Lutce, Anastasija Lonšakova, Anne Birth Nord, Jānis Putniņš, Modris Opelts, Xiao Yao
Asistant: Aigars Apinis
Costumes: Ieva Kauliņa
Music: Jānis Burmeisters
Lights: Andrejs Jarovojs
Producers: Ģertrūdes ielas teātris, companie ĀRĀ, Vitkar Zavod (Slovenia)
Duration: 1:00
Premiere: 09/06/2016

Production financially supported by the State Culture Capital Foundation and Riga City Council.


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Life of a dancer is like a Turkish coffee; it's tasty and it has sediment. No matter what – you always have to face the question: Who am I? Where I am from? Where I'm going? It's a long way. Since we were born we are constantly bombed with social and cultural patterns that create our SELF. Twelve dancers, twelve individuals are facing social questions through physical action; a confrontation that brings decision, avoidance, seduction, harmony, chaos, fear and hope. It's a long way, baby. Let's find it out.

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7 Cups of Coffee. The Writing Movement Network reviewing "Turkish Coffee" (Dance.lv, 11-06-2016)


JSC “Development Finance Institution Altum” supports the European Social Fund project “Support for Social Entrepreneurship” No. 9.1.1.3/15/I/001.