A production with the secondary students from Zurich
Choreography/Direction Efrat Stempler
Musical. Direction/Composition Fabian Künzli
Stage design/costumes Nic Tillein
Authors of the JuLL Renate Burkhardt, Johanna Lier, Suzanne Zahnd
Assistant director Nadine Schwarz
Assistance Choreography Gabriel Mareque, Ariana Qizmolli
Assistance musical. direction Onna Stähelin
Production management Bettina Holzhausen, Roger Lämmli
Patronage Christian Spuck
A production with secondary school students from Zurich
In the meantime, we can already look back on a whole series of productions with students on the studio stage. Each of them was unique and of overwhelming energy and intensity. After #Romeo_Julia, #Sandmann, #Rituals, #Faust and #Giselle, this time we took the story of Peer Gynt (remove link!) as the starting point for this year's youth project. Experienced artists* contribute their know-how to the work with the young people and work with them over several months to create their own performance with dance, acting, voice and music.
Peer Gynt is one who travels through many different worlds in search of his happiness, sometimes with audacity, but also with courage and intelligence. He has trouble distinguishing reality from fiction and only at the end does he understand what true love could mean. The artistic examination of questions about longings, wishful dreams and realities, optimism and a sense of doom, impudence, courage and aimlessness, but also the search for a place in society, for love, friendship and acceptance characterize the process of growing up for young people. In dealing with these issues, students from two classes in Zurich develop their version of the story under professional guidance, in which peer, despite many difficulties, may emerge as the winner in the end.
In cooperation with the Junges Literatur-Labor (JuLL)
Many thanks to Tanzwerk 101 for their support.
Performances: 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9 July 2021, 19.00 h, studio stage
The studio stage on the third basement floor of the opera house is only accessible via 52 steps and is therefore not accessible to wheelchair users.
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