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CocoonDance to present Momentum


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CocoonDance, founded by choreographer Rafaële Giovanola and dramaturge  Rainald Endraß present MOMENTUM in India

Bangalore | 10.02.2019
Attakkalari Interim Festival
Ranga Shankara, Bangalore at 7:30 pm
Entry as per festival rules

Delhi | 13.02.2019
OddBird Theatre, New Delhi at 7:30 pm
Entry as per venue rules

Mumbai | 15.02.2019
G5A, Mumbai at 8:30 pm
Entry as per venue rules

MOMENTUM makes a connection between the dancers and the audience through the palpable feeling of movement in a shared space. The dancers and the audience alike absorb the evolving kinetic energy just like the exhaustion, which become the driving elements of the performance.

There is a club-like atmosphere: A feverish, live-produced and pulsating beat surrounded by an austere, dark setting. Three chimerical figures appear from the vague darkness. Their movements are first hesitant and searching. A slight twist of the torso here, a sudden nod there, then slowly accelerating to a swaying, a twitch or a gyration of the entire body. None of these external proceedings reveal anything about the inner feelings. Only the rhythm and speed unite the movements in a structural dimension. The pure physical, sweat-inducing choreography and the fusion of light and sound are generating a hypnotic energy.

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