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Dominique, a dance piece choreographed by Maciej Kuźmiński and performed by Dominik Więcek, will be presented in Stuttgart, Germany on Thursday 17 March 2016 at 8 pm as part of the 20th anniversary edition of the International Solo-Tanz-Theatre Festival (TREFFPUNKT Rotebühlplatz, Rotebühlplatz 28). It will be the only Polish work presented at the festival.

 

The event will be live-streamed at http://www.solo-tanz-theater.de/ 

 

On the first day, apart from the Polish work, the audience will see artists from Finland, Israel, the Netherlands, Spain and Syria. For full programme, visit http://www.solo-tanz-theater.de/program-2016

 

The finale will be held on Sunday 21 March.

 

More information about this and other performances of Maciej Kuźmiński?s works can be found at www.maciejkuzminski.com

 

About the piece:

Dominique is an essay on female body, a specific feminist manifesto. The solo, danced by the strong and subtle Dominik Więcek, explores the notions of masculinity and femininity, their fluidity and arbitrariness. Depending on the social and political context, the dancer’s body transforms into a female body, a gender battlefield. With the aid of his costume ? a long, woman’s dress ? Dominik turns into a model on a runway, a Muslim woman in a burka, a priest preaching from a pulpit, and a female version of himself.  

 

choreography: Maciej Kuźmiński

dance: Dominik Więcek

 

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Dominique performed by Dominik Więcek won the 2nd prize and audience award at the International Choreography Competition “Solo Dance Contest 2015” in Gdańsk as well as the first prize at the Warsaw Dance Platform 2015. Dancing the same solo, Tomasz Pomersbach was presented with the award for the best stage debut at the 3rd Koszalin Monodrama Days ? Debuts (2015).

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