AΦE: WHIST

(Ashford / Great Britain)

German premiere

Have you ever wanted to immerse yourself in the dreams of other people? Now the British company AΦE is offering audiences the chance to do so with its interactive film/theatre/installation experience WHIST. Via virtual reality headsets the unconscious reactions of the audience guide the story of three characters that unfolds in a surreal world. A completely new format, a new type of experience based on Sigmund Freud’s theory of dreams, a blurring of the boundaries between physical and digital worlds facilitated by dancers, an interactive 360-degree panoramic film, a 3D audio design – and the uncanny power of our imagination

The performance is promenade and audiences are required to wear Samsung Gear VR headset and headphones.

For people over 18 years old

Choreography: Aoi Nakamura, Esteban Fourmi (AΦE)

Dates and Prices

Fri, July 7, every hour 09.00-18.00 City Hall
Sat, July 8, every hour 10.00-18.00 City Hall
Thu, July 13, every hour 10.00-19.00 Public Library
Fri, July 14, every hour 10.00-19.00 Public Library
Sat, July 15, every hour 10.00-19.00 Public Library

VVK: 10,-
incl. Geb.

Tickets available at Theaterhaus or phone: +49711.4020720

Credits

Direction: Aoi Nakamura, Esteban Fourmi (AΦE)
Performance: Robert Hayden, Tomislav English, Yen-Ching Lin, Nina Brown, Steve Rimmer
Technique-Partner: Happy Finish
Stage Design: James Shaw
3D Sound Design: 1.618 Digital
Music: Scott Gibbons, Jozef van Wissem
Premiere: April 12, 2017, Canterbury
Duration: 60 minutes no interval

Co-produced by Gulbenkian, Canterbury and tanzhaus nrw Düsseldorf

Supported by Arts Council England and South East Dance

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