SHOW DOWN is a solo for a human prototype and an entire ensemble’s collection of stories of our origin, newly narrating and retelling the story of incarnation.
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.
Chloé Beillevaire, Christopher Bühler, Steven Chotard, Britta Gemmer, Miroslav Kochanek, Nina Malotta, Moritz Martin, Rebecca Moltenbrey, Andreia Rodrigues, Kathrin Stärk, Tobias Tönjes as well as the whole team of 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”.