18 - 21. September
About the performance
WORLD PREMIERE! Fingers move frantically across the keys of a grand piano as a pianist attempts perfection.
Long limbs stumble and spew about the stage as a dancer attempts faultless movement and absolute grace. Together they resist failing perfection and try desperately to reach a sustained excellence. But what is perfection and who determines success?
“Manhouse 2.0” is a new performance that tackles themes of impotence, performance anxiety and fragile masculinity. In this new work choreographer Andreas Constantinou brings together a live pianist and devising performer/dancer to interrogate these notions live on stage. With one common goal: sustain performance perfection, stay hard and bring their audiences to a climax.
“MANhouse 2.0” is the final chapter in The GENDERhouse series and the 8th performance in the six-year series of works that each tackle different themes of gender, sexuality and identity.
About the artist
HIMHERANDIT Productions are an award-winning company that have been creating cutting edge performances since 2002 with artistic direction by Andreas Constantinou.
In 2013 HIMHERANDIT ignited a six year performance project titled The GENDERhouse Projects. The GENDERhouse projects are a series of yearly performances and community projects that span out between 2013-2018 around topics of gender, sexuality and identity. To date these yearly performances have great success with extensive international touring and critical responses.
Most recently in 2017 the 6th performance of The GENDERhouse titled WoMAN & WOMAN was nominated for a Reumert Award for best dance performance in Denmark. In 2015 and 2016 for two years running HimHerAndIt were named one of the 20 most exciting emerging dance companies in Europe with selection of their performances The WOMANhouse and WOMAN at Aerowaves16 and Aerowaves17 and in 2015 and 2016. Two performance awards were gained for the performances of ReDoing GENDER and The WOMANhouse from the Danish Arts Foundation Scholarship Committee. Now HIMHERANDIT bring you GARDEN which is their 7th performance included in The GENDERhouse series.
Title of work: MANhouse 2.0
Artist/Company name: Himherandit Productions
Country company is based in: Aarhus, Denmark
Performance venue: Bora Bora – dans og visuelt teater, Big Stage
Dates: 18 - 21. September
Time: 19:30 - 20:30
Director/Choreographer: Andreas Constantinou
Devising Performers: Hilde Sandvold
Musician/pianist: Vago Tedosio
Sound and Light Design: Jeppe Cohrt
Music: Beethoven, Vago Tedosio