A piece of the series ›The Case of Man‹
›Show down‹ is a solo for a human prototype, it is renegotiated for each performance who from the ensemble will invite to this ancestral walk.
backsteinhaus produktion set out on a search for the origin, deconstruct our species, reconstruct our ancestors, and look back 200,000 years in history. They have a go at the moment when it all began. When Homo Erecta took the evolutionary forward role to Homo sapiens, when man was still naked and the stage was empty. When humans and their colleagues, the apes, shared the physical world that separates them.
The ensemble dives into our past, learns and hides, searches for traces, imitates, dances, and invites you on a special ancestral path. And thus prepares the next forward role into another future.
Premiere: 29. September 2021 // Theater Rampe, Stuttgart
Festivals & guest performances:
9.+ 10. September 2021 // Gothenburg Fringe Festival, Sweden
14.-18. September 2021 // Online STOFF – Stockholm Fringe Festival, Sweden
13.+15. October 2021 // Full Spin – Internationales Physical Theatre Festival, Essen & Münster
15.+16. October 2021 // FinFringe Turku, Finland
22.+23. October 2021 // EinTanzHaus, Mannheim
4.-6. November 2021 // 20:15 // Lichthof Theater, Hamburg
Performance and creation: Chloé Beillevaire, Steven Chotard, Isabelle Gatterburg, Britta Gemmer, Miroslav Kochanek, Andreia Rodrigues
Musician: Heiko Giering, Steffen Dix
Artistic director: Nicki Liszta
Executive director and artistic assistant: Isabelle Gatterburg
Music director and composition: Heiko Giering
Stage & Costumes: Nina Malotta, Rebecca Moltenbrey, Moritz Martin
Dramaturgy: Tobias Tönjes
Video: Christopher Bühler
Public Relations: Kathrin Stärk
As well as the technical and team support of the Theater Rampe
Realized in cooperation with the Theater Rampe. Funded through subsidies of the City of Stuttgart, and with the Ministry for ›Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst des Landes Baden-Württemberg‹. With the support of ›Wilhelma – Zoologisch-Botanischer Garten Stuttgart‹.